Mark Irwin

Irwin Mark

Mark Irwin is the author of nine collections of poetry, including A Passion According to Green (New Issues, 2017) and American Urn (Selected Poems 1987–2014). His collection of essays, Monster: Distortion, Abstraction, and Originality in Contemporary American Poetry appeared in 2017. He teaches in the PhD in Creative Writing & Literature Program at the University of Southern California.

  • Sometimes,

    I’ll crumple the paper before beginning to write
  • Circus

    How the squirrel, skittish, leaps, lobbing its orange
  • Powder

    Yesterday I opened your pill box, and there