& hills remind me less of Iowa, more of masculinity,
I mean dullards & sunlight, combs cleft in honey
Michael Robins is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011) and In Memory of Brilliance & Value (Saturnalia Books, 2015). He teaches literature and creative writing at Columbia College–Chicago. For more information, visit www.michaelrobins.org.