Brian Culhane’s poetry has appeared widely in such journals as TheNew Republic, The Cincinnati Review, TheHudson Review, and The Paris Review. Awarded the Poetry Foundation’s Emily Dickinson Prize, his first book, The King’s Question, was published by Graywolf Press. The recipient of fellowships from Washington State’s Artist Trust, the MacDowell Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, he has taught English for many years at the Lakeside School in Seattle.
The Immortality Ode
Bill Evans is quiet, fingers still above the keys, But ready to begin again and