Glen Armstrong




Sign of the Bat


With its creature incoherence,
with its engine bent on nothing,

with its edge and its existence
and its fuse that refuses
no night,

the bat
allows everything beyond
itself to rush

in
against its echo.

In that world of sound,
what maps, what songs?



Glen Armstrong holds an MFA in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and teaches writing at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He edits a poetry journal called Cruel Garters and has a new chapbook titled Set List (Bitchin Kitsch,) and two more scheduled for 2015: In Stone and The Most Awkward Silence of All (both Cruel Garters Press.) His work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Conduit, and Cloudbank.









                                    

 

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