Sean Singer

Sarah Agonistes

Kittenish, striped, deep like plush
Money…Vaughan wins first prize.

Trading fours, stylizing, intervening
Time makes rockstep footwork on the dais.

Close embrace, sweet derring-do.
Ash gray sequences stick with sass.

Sean Singer’s first book Discography won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. He is writing his dissertation “Brick City: Newark’s Artistic Inquiry into Urban Crisis” in American Studies at Rutgers-Newark, where he teaches English and African American Studies. He lives in New York City.

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