Brian Simoneau

Brian Simoneau’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boulevard, Cave Wall, Crab Orchard Review, North American Review, Salamander, and other journals. His work is also included in Two Weeks: A Digital Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (Linebreak, 2011). Originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, he lives in Boston with his wife and two young daughters.


Watson and the Shark

after John Singleton Copley   From the leather bench, legs swinging            a foot from the floor, she brings her gaze to the shark: its hideous teeth, its misplaced           lips and mistaken shapes, the sinister                way its mass slips beneath […]

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