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Michael T. Young
I live in Jersey City, New Jersey with my wife, children and two cats. My chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, won the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award from the New England Poetry Society. Poems from my current collection, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost (Poets Wear Prada), have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. I’ve received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Chaffin Poetry Award. My other two collections are Transcriptions of Daylight (Rattapallax Press) and Because the Wind Has Questions (Somers Rock Press).
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Michael T. Young and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
None of my dictionaries define it as a color
I take her word for it, but feel no wiser.
I sometimes find it in the tiles of some mosaic
though it depends on the light, as color always does,
like the plant that is this color’s namesake,
A.J. Huffman has published eleven solo chapbooks and one joint chapbook through various small presses. Her new full-length poetry collection, Another Blood Jet, is now available from Eldritch Press. She has another full-length poetry collection, A Few Bullets Short of Home, scheduled for release in Summer 2015, from mgv2>publishing. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and has published over 2000 poems in various national and international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, and Kritya. She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press. www.kindofahurricanepress.com
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by A.J. Huffman and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I Overheard the Ocean
whispering my name to the shore.