David Tomas Martinez

David Tomas Martinez has received fellowships from Bread Loaf and CantoMundo, and his work has appeared in Poets & Writers, Publishers Weekly, NPR, NBC Latino, and BuzzFeed. Martinez released Hustle, his first collection, with Sarabande Books earlier this year.

April 01, 2015

A poem from our winter 2014 issue.

Like a lark    lift        into moonlight.    Like          the muzzle
of a gun    I      should have raised.      Like NPR.
  Like the joyride           in an elevator               by two teens