I today on Sixth Avenue sports coat- junkie-man on the same oldschool skateboard as ever ragged wheels but a beautiful deck, wood smooth as if the plank had been tumbled in the sea his right leg a manic pendulum skinny-looking but strong under thin jeans hard to believe he's still around after all
Tine Cane was born in New York City. She received a BA from the University of Vermont and an MA in French literature from Middlebury College. She is the author of The Fifth Thought (Other Painters Press, 2008), a book-length poem. She is the founder and director of Writers-in-the-Schools, RI. In 2016 Cane was selected to be the sixth poet laureate of Rhode Island. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.