Early Poems
by Richard Terrill

The images are like old friends I no longer have enough in common with. “Three-sweatered like a crusted pine,” “The fisherman scent of imagined waves,” “He shakes his cock like a tired flag.” I pretend I wouldn’t recognize them on a dark street, even with a gang of marching nationalist editors gaining on me from … Continue reading Early Poems
by Richard Terrill

Richard Terrill

Richard Terrill is the author five books, including Coming Late to Rachmaninoff, winner of the Minnesota Book Award for poetry, and Saturday Night in Baoding: A China Memoir, winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Nonfiction.  His memoir Fakebook chronicles his experiences as a jazz saxophone player.  Work has appeared in Iowa Review, Georgia … Continue reading Richard Terrill