Mary Ann Samyn

Mary Ann Samyn is the author of six books of poetry, including My Life in Heaven, winner of the 2012 FIELD Prize, and the forthcoming Air, Light, Dust, Shadow, Distance, winner of the 2017 42 Miles Press Poetry Prize. She teaches in the MFA program at West Virginia University.


Shame by Mary Ann Samyn

  The fear of not being wanted. And the shame of that fear. Children’s voices through the open window; clover on a hillside where I sit; the word autumn. I can’t know any faster. I make myself sick trying. For no reason I remember the coyotes near the cabin where […]