A Poem by Philip Metres

From Shrapnel Maps

April 24, 2020  By Philip Metres


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From Shrapnel Maps by Philip Metres. Used with the permission of Copper Canyon Press. Copyright © 2020 by Philip Metres.

Philip Metres
Philip Metres
Philip Metres is the author of Ochre & Rust: New Selected Poems of Sergey Gandlevsky (2023), Shrapnel Maps (2020), The Sound of Listening (2018), Sand Opera (2015), and other books. His work has garnered fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Lannan Foundation, NEA, and the Ohio Arts Council. He has received the Hunt Prize, the Adrienne Rich Award, three Arab American Book Awards, the Lyric Poetry Prize, and the Cleveland Arts Prize. He is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University, and Core Faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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