Daniel Khalastchi

Daniel Khalastchi is the author of two books of poetry, Manoleria (Tupelo Press, 2011) and Tradition (McSweeney’s, 2015). A former fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, his poems have appeared in a variety of journals, including Colorado Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, jubilat, Ninth Letter, Thermos, and 1913: A Journal of Forms. Daniel currently lives in Iowa City where he is the Associate Director of the University of Iowa’s Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing. He is also the co-founder and managing editor of Rescue Press.

The Maturation Of Man: I Wait, There is Chatter:

By Daniel Khalastchi

The Maturation Of Man: Because     rain. Because hard. Because pain     in my     ribs, because     buckle and wait. Because     cramping. Because kneeling     low. Because pause. Because fact. Because     wings      unreel     the     flat spread of my stomach.     Because     feathers.      Because damp. Because red, […]