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Eryn Green

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Eryn Green received his MFA from the University of Utah and his PhD in creative writing from the University of Denver. He is the author of Eruv (Yale University Press, 2014), which won the Yale Series of Younger Poets. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

by this poet

It was
time that was
the tenderness—eden, as it is
       in need of
and tolerating no history—thus no tracks
of conventionalism in our shared patched boot
and oversoul pasts—just new snow, crossed through
like uncommon winter birds do—making paths invisible
but to few
But too few