When revelation comes, the God of Draperies Cannot decide the difference Between in and out. A patio is out though in a yard, he thinks, Nursing his ignorance And a mostly gone Tom Collins, The sunshine and the cicadas and the loveliness Competing for his rage. But a car
Alan Michael Parker
Alan Michael Parker is the author of nine books, including The Ladder (Tupelo Press, 2016). He is the Houchens Professor of English at Davidson College and also teaches at the University of Tampa’s low-residency MFA program. He lives in Davidson, North Carolina.