I Am That –,
by Ezra Dan Feldman

Now wings,
now water

beneath me come
drunken things

and clear skies
I follow

now iron
now steam

beneath a stream
tracks run

you trail
a girder’s sorrow

now birdsong now ecstasy’s
o

beneath us
go our bright hands

our hungry breaths
our marrow

 

Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 14, Issue 2.

Ezra Dan Feldman Ezra Dan Feldman grew up in Cambridge, MA. He graduated from Harvard in 2002, and received his M.F.A. from Cornell in 2007. His first book manuscript, The Body as One, was a finalist for the 2011 Kinereth Gensler Awards and the 2011 NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition, and a semi-finalist for the 2011 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize.

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