Bret Shepard

After living in Alaska and California, Bret Shepard completed his PhD at the University of Nebraska. Currently, he lives in Tacoma, Washington and teaches at Green River College. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Arts & Letters, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, and elsewhere. He is the author of Negative Compass, winner of the Wells College Chapbook Prize.

The Basement by Bret Shepard

    How awful to say you miss someone. Months and mouths are similar in that they close   year round. Clouds seem thicker. Gray appears more gray. The black center of the cumulous   falls down from the weight of a collective mood. It’s the prevailing sentiment in the […]