Michael Shally-Jensen

Michael Shally-Jensen

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Michael Shally-Jensen trained in cultural anthropology before entering the book publishing trade, where he has long worked as an editor and manager. He lives in western Massachusetts. His poems have appeared in the Aurorean and Smartish Pace (prize finalist) and are forthcoming elsewhere.

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Spring 2010 Issue

The Black Stones

First Prize, 2009 Literal Latte Poetry Award.
I did that, and it didn’t go as expected.
For one, I’m not the person in the poem,
though I share certain affinities with her[…]

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Spring 2010 Issue

Note on the Translation

First Prize, 2009 Literal Latte Poetry Award.
We have sought here to wrestle with the polished burl bowl of the author’s mind — its baroque excesses, its stark and stained language — as if taking on Grendel in the dark woods of indeterminacy…

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