by Mark Mitchell

This body
was not workshopped.

No one sought
better ways to build it

so functions
would join smoothly

and everyone
would be pleased all the time.

It will just
have to do its best.

Mark J. Mitchell

Mark J. Mitchell was born in Chicago and grew up in southern California. His latest poetry collection, Starting from Tu Fu was just published by Encircle Publications. A new collection is due out in December from Cherry Grove. He is very fond of baseball, Louis Aragon, Miles Davis, Kafka and Dante. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, the activist and documentarian, Joan Juster where he makes his meager living pointing out pretty things. He has published 2 novels and three chapbooks and two full length collections so far. Titles on request.

Artist: Gael Rapon





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