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Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond is the author of twenty books including Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems 1997–2015 and Immanent Distance: Poetry and the Metaphysics of the Near at Hand. Five books are forthcoming: Rise and Fall of the Lesser Sun Gods, Frankenstein’s Children, Dear ReaderScar: A Trilogy, and Words Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU). Presently he is a Regents Professor of English at University of North Texas.

frankenstein Poetry

The erudition of a monster is a hard, cruel thing,
the way it makes a body ache, stitch to stitch,

with all it will not, cannot, know.  But crueler still
is how the erudition fades, how Frankenstein rose

Bruce Bond
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Bruce Bond
Bruce Bond