R. M. Haines

R. M. Haines was educated at Kenyon College and the University of California–Irvine. He has received a Glenn Schaeffer Fellowship for his work and is currently a doctoral fellow at the University of North Texas. His poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Salamander, Spoon River Poetry Review, Faultline, and Poets.org.

Medusae (II)

By R. M. Haines

Along the lip of its body’s bell a fringe of calcium crystals orients the jellyfish to gravity. Held              in pockets, the crystals graze nearby hairs whose motion neurons translate into […]