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Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn is the author of Some Ether (Graywolf Press, 2000). The poems in this issue are from his latest book, Blind Huber, due out from Graywolf this year. He is a recipient of a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress and recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Mar/Apr 2015

When I Was a Girl

By Nick Flynn

When I was a girl, climbing outside my body, every eye I felt, my legs no longermine. A circle of boys, a circle of girls. . . . Let’s play […]

Spring 2002

Twinned

By Nick Flynn

To exist wholly in another, seamless, mirrored. Think of the hive, at each turn we find ourselves, not a version, not a replica, but our whole selves. Love, you claim, […]

Spring 2002

Workers (foragers)

By Nick Flynn

                   After this seven- month slumber, honey-stupored & warm, we unfold our wings, shake off the hive, set out for buckwheat & the low flowers of spring. We work ourselves ragged, […]

Spring 2002

Queen

By Nick Flynn

                               Net suits & smoking cups, you reek fear. If we fight back, or if there isn't enough, you seek me out with gloved fingers to crush my head. When we […]