Faculty member C. Dale Young‘s new poem “The Prodigal” and “Hush” appear in the Spring 2012 issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review:

Hush

Anyone can kiss me. Anyone
can pin my face with two hands and
kiss me hard. As with much in life, it
has taken me a long time to understand this.
I study so many things: the way a hawk’s wings

when stretched allow them to dry faster;
the way the extract of the foxglove reduces
the results of a failing heart, can alter vision
if taken in excess, something Van Gogh understood
without understanding the exact mechanism...[Keep Reading]…

C. Dale is the author of the poetry collection Torn (2011, Four Way).

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