Morri Creech

Morri Creech is the author of three collections of poetry, the most recent of which, The Sleep of Reason, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives with the novelist Sarah Creech and their two children in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he teaches at Queens University.

March 14, 2017

A poem from the Spring 2017 issue.

I remember the raw December weather,
boys shouting curses and most of them drunk.

I remember the wind in the barley stubble.
I remember the man they dragged from the trunk.