Publication Year


From: The Suicide’s Son


Effigy – Frankenstein’s Monster – Ode to the Heart – Ode to an Encyclopedia – Interpretation of a Painted Landscape – Children’s Book – Goodnight Moon – Hundred Acre Wood – School For Boys – Darth Vader – To Geoffrey Chaucer – Wind – Fixer-Upper – I Heqar Voices, and I Read the Front Page, and I Know the Speculation. But I’m the Decider, and I Decide What Is Best. – Drone



James Arthur

James Arthur’s first book was Charms Against Lightning (2012). His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, the London Review of Books, Poetry and The Walrus. Arthur grew up in Toronto, and now lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.