JP Grasser


An Introduction to JP Grasser by Tony Trigilio

    JP Grasser’s poems are rooted in the “mammoth sense” of direct experience. They are immersed in the physical world while also wryly suspicious of language’s tendency to objectify nature into abstract conceptualizations. In compressed, sculpted language and taut line trajectories, Grasser’s poems resist the desire to make a […]


Pathetic Fallacy by JP Grasser

    The stillborn calf drops to the ground, all wet & good, smelling of life freshly—; out in the fields, the objective fields, winter entrenches itself, frost-heaves between walls of bright feedcorn, so gleeful, mistakenly so—; our best dogwoods lust after a scent, anything, anything that isn’t their own, […]