Rod Smith is the author of In
Memory of My Theories (O Books), The Boy Poems (BDB),
Protective Immediacy (Roof), &, with Lisa Jarnot and
Bill Luoma, New Mannerist Tricycle (Beautiful Swimmer).
The Good House, a long poem, was recently published by
Spectacular Books. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and
anthologies including Anthology of New American Poets, The Baffler,
The Germ, The Gertrude Stein Awards, Java, New American Writing,
Open City, Shenandoah, and The Washington Review.
He edits Aerial magazine, publishes Edge Books, & manages
Bridge Street Books in Washington, DC.
These poems have previously appeared
in The Boy Poems (Buck Downs Books,
1994) and Protective Immediacy (Roof Books, 1999).
© Rod Smith, 1994, 1999, 2002.