Bruce Taylor

Bruce Taylor, Professor Emeritus UWEC is the author of 9 collections of poetry, including The Longest You've Lived Anywhere, New & Selected Poems 2013 and editor of eight anthologies including Wisconsin Poetry and, with Patti See, Higher Learning: Reading and Writing About College. His poetry and translations have appeared in such places as Able Muse, The Chicago Review,, The Columbia Review, , The Nation, The New York Quarterly, Poetry. Rattle, and on the Writer’s Almanac

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There's so much I enjoy about this poem,| the lazy verticality of it as it unwinds down the page, the sentences that could be, if you wanted to, be perfectly diagrammed. Is it just me but don't it sound like a sax solo, slow, low fading away.