Volume 2 Number 1 • Spring 2010

Howie Good


We're the hidden driveway mentioned by the hidden driveway sign black and purple petunias like children used to be before the Internet when ships were named for virtues and streets for North American trees your heart was a church van that stopped at railroad crossings mine was a fallacious theory and then during the night I looked up like the unclaimed body in the movie through super thin eyelids and saw you secretly shining and said wait to someone wait which one is the morning star

Howie Good, a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, is the author of 11 poetry chapbooks, including Still Life with Firearms (2009) from Right Hand Pointing, Visiting the Dead (2009) from Flutter Press, and My Heart Draws a Rough Map (2009) from The Blue Hour Press. He has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize and four times for the Best of the Net anthology. His first full-length book of poetry, Lovesick, was released in 2009 by Press Americana.

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