Cole Swensen

Cole Swensen is the author of fifteen volumes of poetry, most recently Landscapes on a Train (Nightboat Books, 2015) and Gravesend (U. of California Press, 1912), and a volume of essays, Noise That Stays Noise (U. of Michigan Press, 2011).

  • The Fourth Walk

    Among the ruined are the ruins. Rules even skies can wreck in shreds,
  • from Landscapes on a Train

    There once was a church. There once was a steeple. These things fall into