Jeffrey Yang’s new collection of poems is Hey, Marfa. (October 2018)



They told us a story about the devil,
mala cosa, small in stature with a beard
whose face they could never see clearly
who traveled from house to house
with a flaming piece of wood, who stole
whomever he wanted and, with a flint,
gave them three incisions…

A Poem by Miguel Hernández

Everything is filled with you, and everything is filled with me: the towns are full, just as the cemeteries are full of you, all the houses are full of me, all the bodies. I wander down streets losing things I gather …