Fall 2009 / Issues / Poetry 2009 / Volume 40

Scratch Pegasus — Stephen Kessler

Scratch Pegasus. Last week in a workout the exercise boy—a girl from the North Bay who dropped out of school to ride poetry— heard under the colt’s hoofbeats a rhythm that didn’t scan, that seemed to lift off the track at odd intervals and soar into the morning light for long caesuras between hitting the … Continue reading