Dean Young

Dean Young’s numerous collections of poetry include Skid, finalist for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; Elegy on Toy Piano, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Primitive Mentor, shortlisted for the International Griffin Poetry Prize. Young received the Academy Award in Literature, as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He teaches at the University of Texas–Austin.

June 12, 2018

Poems from the Summer 2018 issue.

How convenient when the brain
starts to glow.  You can help
an injured peacock out of the road
without being pecked to death.