When packing bodies into cylindrical clothing, notice how pressures shape, arc with contentment, flow easily around corners bent happily into bulges. Bridges inscribe nothing: they sponsor only temporary conditions. What you want is to bend rivers at will, like bending planetary orbits and dumb meteors so hopelessly at the mercy of what is massive. What you do not want is… Read more →
Joddy Murray’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in over 70 journals, including American Literary Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, Berkeley Poetry Review, Bluestem, The Broken Plate, Carquinez Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, Confrontation, DUCTS, Existere, Gulf Coast, Hawai’i Review, Licking River, Meridian, Minetta Review, Moonshot Magazine, New Orleans Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Passages North, Pembroke Magazine, Portland Review, River Oak Review, Sanskrit, Southampton Review, Stickman Review, Texas Review, and Wisconsin Review. He currently teaches writing and rhetoric at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.