Adam Giannelli

Adam Giannelli’s poems have appeared in New England Review, Ploughshares, Yale Review, Antioch Review, FIELD, and elsewhere. His first book, Tremulous Hinge, winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, is forthcoming from the University of Iowa Press in 2017. For more information, visit adamgiannelli.com

Nov/Dec 2019

How to Hear a Stutter

By Adam Giannelli

Read a micro-conversation with the author here. Do not say spit it out. I’m not chewing. I’m humming. Do not interrupt. Bask in palpitation. Do not look away. The eyes […]

Poetry

Nov/Dec 2019

Stutterfied

By Adam Giannelli

beneath disfluency I say mosaic beneath disorder I say texture say my own species of sigh beneath distortion I say a gratuitous greenery beneath impediment I say a ghostly percussion […]

Poetry

Winter 2013

The Opposite of Sugar

By Adam Giannelli

the opposite of sugar isn't salt                a pinch of salt and the green mango the opposite of the hand isn't the foot                      a hand to cover the groin the opposite […]

Poetry

Winter 2013

Garland

By Adam Giannelli

The glass on the bureau can anything be seen on the bottom? Is it filled            with water or milk or nothing? The dog who lost his hair has he grown […]

Poetry

Winter 2013

Fern and Shadow

By Adam Giannelli

This severed earth, a veined vapor. Its name is prunes easily in water. Its name: fern and shadow. An understudy,               porous. On the subway, I hear the others lap against […]

Mar/Apr 2017

Porcupine

By Adam Giannelli

        Into pelt and sheen, rattans bond, tight- slatted. At rest, sheaved         from the front, it is wickerwork, canebrake,                 quiver of arrows, but when provoked it erupts as bayonets, asterisk, threshing floor,