“Mostly I remember the side-gate. /The busted-wheel and steel-grind sound— /Metal’s rusted speech. /…You shook w”hen it opened.”
About Paul Tomes
Paul Robert Tomes is a poet and essayist. He has published poems in Ant vs. Whale, The Big River Poetry Review, and Lingua. He's written about fatherhood, being a son, and what it means to embody a tender masculinity. He is currently working on a book of elegies for all the men in his family that have passed away.