Two poems by alum Jamaal May (poetry, ’11) appear in the January 2016 issue of Poetry magazine:

Water Devil

Spout of a leaf,
listen out for the screams
of your relentless audience:
the applause of a waterfall
in the distance,

a hurricane looting
a Miami shopping mall.
How careful you are
with the rain-cradling curve
of your back.

Continue reading Water Devil and May’s second poem, Respiration, online.

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