Carol Ann Davis

Carol Ann Davis is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Poetry; her poetry collections are Psalm (2007) and Atlas Hour (2011). Recent work is forthcoming in Volt, American Poetry Review, and Image. This summer, after editing Crazyhorse for over a decade and directing the undergraduate program in creative writing at the College of Charleston for a number of years, she joined the faculty of Fairfield University and began teaching in their MFA Program.

Spring 2014

Busy Their Hands

By Carol Ann Davis

How bright our misfortunes how glimmering with frost                   in their infancy they shivered in new air stunned by the outlines of their own hands                   in black space how fuzzily they […]

Summer 2010

October Parting

By Carol Ann Davis

you’re a good one for that       you saidalready holding the railing              after I promisedI’d write you letters             later she’ll comeafter I’ve gone the one                 who into afternoon airhas you reading poems aloud    three times a […]