A new poem and recording by alumnus and former Beebe Fellow Matthew Olzmann (poetry, ’09) appears online at Fogged Clarity:

Meditation of a Foot Solidier Nearing Medusa’s Sculpture Garden

So these are the monuments.

And these are the faces of the inevitable.

And if I am made one of them, rendered

motionless, made

marble by the gorgon’s stare, then

help me celebrate the abrupt

tombstone my torso becomes.

Continue reading or listen online at Fogged Clarity. 

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