Sydney Lea, a former Pulitzer finalist, founded and for thirteen years edited New EnglandReview. His twentieth book, and his thirteenth collection of poems, Here, appeared from Four Way Books, NYC, in late 2019. In winter of 2020, Vermont’s Green Writers Press will publish Seen from All Angles: Lyric and Everyday Life, his collected newspaper columns from his years (2011-15) as Vermont Poet Laureate. His mock-epic graphic poem, The Exquisite Triumph of Wormboy, in collaboration with former Vermont Cartoonist Laureate James Kochalka, is due in autumn of 2020.
A Brief Portfolio: Five Poems
I found this suitcase slumped in a dark attic corner