Marianne Boruch

Marianne Boruch’s ten poetry collections include the recent title The Anti-Grief (Copper Canyon Press, 2019). She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Australia last year at the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Studies Institute, observing the astonishing wildlife to write a book-length sequence, a neo-ancient/medieval bestiary, which is forthcoming from Copper Canyon. The poems in this issue are a part of that collection.

Marianne Boruch


I Get to Float Invisible

Someone’s sister in Europe writing her adultery poems late night, half bottle  of wine pretty much required.    And they’re good, they really are—    The things one hears in an elevator.  Perfect strangers. I’ve always loved  the perfect part, as if news of the world is   a matter of pitch, and pure.    […]

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