i. m. Ray Pospisil
Across the city, computer screens flash on--
Suicide town! Where unsung poets write
New York, New York! Or Staten Island, Queens,
Sunset. Jersey glowers to the west.
by Quincy Lehr
Quincy R. Lehr was raised in Norman, Oklahoma in the U.S., attended the University of Texas and Columbia University (where he completed his doctorate) and presently lives in Galway, Ireland, where he teaches history. Before moving to Ireland, he hosted the Modern Metrics series, and he still serves as co-editor of Modern Metrics Press. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming in journals in the United States, Britain, Ireland, and Australia, including Iambs & Trochees, The Dark Horse, The Raintown Review, and WOW! Magazine. He has a chapbook, William Montgomery (Modern Metrics, 2006), and his first book of poetry, Across the Grid of Streets, was published by Seven Towers in April 2008, along with an accompanying chapbook, William Montgomery's Guide to New York City.
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