So We Pooled Our Money and Went All of Us in a Car East towards Appalachia
by Ben Debus

The road’s rising pulled our car forward, like a throat drawing in a flake of coal with the clear mountain air. Everything was contrast: climbs and sudden falls; thick woods opening on hills stretched to the earth’s edge; the fear of veering, tumbling end over end into a vale— but even this mixed with a … Continue reading So We Pooled Our Money and Went All of Us in a Car East towards Appalachia
by Ben Debus

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Ben Debus is pursuing a PhD in medieval literature at Indiana University, where he was awarded an MFA in poetry in 2008. His poems have appeared most recently in Fairy Tale Review, Lumina, and The Cincinnati Review. He lives in Bloomington, IN with his wife, poet Cate Whetzel, and their son.