Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond is the author of twenty-one books including, most recently, Immanent Distance: Poetry and the Metaphysics of the Near at Hand (U of MI, 2015), Black Anthem (Tampa Review Prize, U of Tampa, 2016), Gold Bee (Helen C. Smith Award, Crab Orchard Award, Southern Illinois University Press, 2016), Sacrum (Four Way Books, 2017), Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems 1997-2015 (L.E. Phillabaum Award, LSU, 2017), Rise and Fall of the Lesser Sun Gods (Elixir Book Prize, Elixir Press, 2018), and Dear Reader (Free Verse Editions, 2018). Presently he is a Regents Professor of English at University of North Texas.

May/June 2017

Reclamations of the Marvelous

By Bruce Bond

 When my neighbors complained  the roots of our cypress were buckling their lot, the landlord cut the tree down.  I didn’t know a living thing three stories high  could be so […]

Sep/Oct 2016

Turing

By Bruce Bond

With every wind, a chirping in the bladed vent. And I knew it was a dead thing as I knew each wind as none if wind alone, and so I […]

Sep/Oct 2016

Wings

By Bruce Bond

The movies have fallen in love with the machine again, with the voice of the telephone inside the phone, the ghost that would be dead and alive and ours to […]