by Devin Kelly

Train Fragments

There are moments on trains where you do not feel part of the world, frictionless and floating. You glide, powered by one simple push forward, your wheels spinning without gripping onto anything.

A History of Rivers

Think of how it must feel to lose everything you’ve ever worked for to the showy unpredictability of a nature growing over the millennia. No one is ever safe.

Chris Martin

I want poetry to till and tilt. I want it to renew and restage difficult questions from unexpected perspectives.

Laurie Foos

I believe that if you become too aware of or too focused on your intention, you’re likely to end up dead in the water.

Cynan Jones

I trust the reader to be able to understand the horror and tenderness innate in a situation. My job is to write it down as clearly as I can, and without judgment. There’s a difference between voyeurism and witness.

John Dermot Woods

I didn’t want to provide my reader with the solace of a comfortable laugh. I think the best laughs are ones we feel guilty about indulging in.