Lloyd Schwartz

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Lloyd Schwartz is the Frederick S. Troy Professor of English and teaches in the MFA Program at UMass Boston. The author of three books of poetry and a chapbook, his poems have been selected for The Pushcart Prize, The Best American Poetry, and The Best of the Best American Poetry. His publications include the Library of America edition of Elizabeth Bishop, the centennial edition of Bishop’s Prose (FSG), and Music In—and On—the Air, a collection of his music reviews for NPR’s Fresh Air. He was awarded the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.


    In an ancient park, isolated and icy,

    Who’s there? I can’t seem to make out anything or anyone. Is
  • Jerry Garcia in a Somerville Parking Lot

    Past midnight, a man in his late 60s, tall, with long