Achilles in the Fence Row
by Daniel Bourne

Not the catalpa trees, but the worms themselves, not the worms but the neighbor girl who slipped them through her lips, feeling their dry skin, who also kept toads in plastic easter eggs and checked on them daily, their growing stink something she could understand as the days grew longer and her mother disappeared in … Continue reading Achilles in the Fence Row
by Daniel Bourne

Daniel Bourne

Daniel Bourne was raised on a farm near the Little Wabash River in southeastern Illinois. His books of poetry include The Household Gods and Where No One Spoke the Language, and On the Crossroads of Asia and Europe, a collection of translations of the political poetry and essays of Polish poet Tomasz Jastrun.  His poems … Continue reading Daniel Bourne