Brian Clifton

Brian Clifton is the author of the chapbooks MOT and Agape (from Osmanthus Press). They have work in: Pleiades, Guernica, Cincinnati Review, Salt Hill, Colorado Review, The Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, and other magazines. They are an avid record collector and curator of curiosities.


Sun-white and ravenous, a parking lot empties into a bird’s eye. Eyes white, the bird, un-ravened, empties its slotted beak of glottal stops. I, empty and white, raven the bird’s cackle. The bird, unholiest of the lot, hides not its …

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