Martin Ott

A veteran and long-time resident of Los Angeles, Martin Ott is the author of eight books, including a poetry book and novel forthcoming on C&R Press. He has won the De Novo and Sandeen book prizes for his first two poetry collections. His work has appeared in more than two hundred magazines and a dozen anthologies. Site:

Drift by Martin Ott

    Snow banks collect secrets, not just trees sucking on the memories of clouds but the vast underside of innocence. I once lost my glasses playing in the backyard drifts. In every bedroom, a boy looks for himself under a sheet of tightly packed lies. I searched for months […]