Jordan Rice

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Jordan Rice

Jordan Rice is the author of Constellarium (Orison Books, 2016), a finalist for the 2017 Kate Tufts Award. She is an executive editor for Dublin Poetry Review and lives in Richmond, Virginia.

by this poet

He says I live far-far away as we build a robot
out of blocks. The heart's a dollar music box
he chose on his last birthday wringing every
handle for the song about a star. This year
a star ornament dashed all colors by an artist
the summer he was born. We hung it by
his window like the star he sings about