poem index


Joshua Edwards

Printer-friendly version
Joshua Edwards

Joshua Edwards is the author of Castles and Islands (Liang Editions, 2016). He lives in Marfa, Texas, where he works at Marfa Book Company and directs Canarium Books.

by this poet


As the best actors move on from TV
And leave shows in shambles, viewers bereft,
And characters to death or surgery,
So do I move beyond my yesterdays
Into a new life, an acropolis
So perfect it seems built to be ruined.
Like a swimming pool at noon in summer
The future waits