“And like beer cans in a pack, like /the pence in Sing-a-Song Of…, like the senses (if you count /intuition) and the days of creation before rest, the syllables /I hear/don’t hear number six: You have always been loved.”
About Ron Drummond
Ron Drummond is the author of Why I Kick At Night (Portlandia Press) and is currently translating Jacobo Fijman’s Molino Rojo. His poetry appears in the Penguin textbook Literature as Meaning and in the anthologies Poetry Nation, Poetry After 9/11, This New Breed, Saints of Hysteria and Flicker and Spark. His poems and translations have been published in the literary journals Assaracus, Barrow Street, Bellevue Literary Review, Borderlands, Columbia Review, Court Green, Global City Review, Guernica, The Journal, Northwest Review, Ocean State Review, Terra Incognita and U.S. Latino Review. He has been awarded fellowships from Ragdale, VCCA, Blue Mountain Center, and the Macondo Foundation.