David Swerdlow

David Swerdlow’s work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, West Branch, and elsewhere. He is the author of two books of poetry: Bodies on Earth (WordTech Editions, 2010) and Small Holes in the Universe (WordTech Editions, 2003). He teaches literature and creative writing at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.

Raking the ornamental pear tree’s leaves