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Michael Lavers

Michael Lavers is the author of After Earth and The Inextinguishable, both published by the University of Tampa Press. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, AGNI, Southwest Review, TriQuarterly, The Georgia Review, and elsewhere. He has been awarded the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize, the Moth Poetry Prize, and the Bridport Prize for poetry.

Winter 2024

Critique of Paradise

By Michael Lavers

Not enough misery. Not enough snow. No fevered all-night bus rides through Ohio. Nothing’s brief, so nothing’s sweet. No grief and so no blowing grief into the body to make […]