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Philip Pardi
Philip Pardi has published poems in Gettysburg Review, Seneca Review, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere, and his work has been reprinted in Best New Poets 2006 and Is This Forever or What? Poems and Paintings from Texas. A former Michener Fellow at the Michener Center for Writers, he now lives in the Catskill Mountains in New York and teaches at Bard College.

Winner of the 2008 Brittingham Prize in Poetry. Selected by David St. John.

"The measured, lyric ease of these poems is matched only by their superb tonal complexity and masterful, celebratory ease. This is a collection to treasure."
- David St. John

from God's Shins



Philip Pardi
Tonight, the uneven darkness is equal parts bold and apologetic. It's the shabby moonlight epiphanies are made for, but I'm not due for an epiphany. I'm due for something lower in my body, something akin to the warming of hands by a mug of something hot.


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