Aaron Brown

Aaron Brown is an MFA candidate at the University of Maryland and the author of the poetry chapbook Winnower (2013) as well as the novella Bound (2012), both published by Wipf and Stock. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Warscapes, Burningword, The Portland Review, North Central Review, Saint Katherine Review, The Penwood Review, Polaris, Illya’s Honey, and The Prairie Light Review.

After Two Years Traveling Abroad, Woman Found Hanging From A Tree by Aaron Brown

  I can see your gaze out the window, the silences             of a house that hasn’t waked, the straight-planed walls with interwoven leaves dancing             wraithlike— the pre-dawn moment when the earth lingers undecided,             as if waiting for light                                                 or nothing at all. You felt it too, the fear of confinement […]

Batha River by Aaron Brown

    They say this land was once an ocean, but I have not found the shells           to prove it. The dry riverbed slithers like the trail of a prehistoric snake, its scales leaving the ruts and cracks along the bank,           dried and caked, sandstoned by sun and drought. As […]