Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin is a PhD student, poet, and part-time caretaker living in Berkeley, CA. With Claire Marie Stancek, he is the co-editor of Active Aesthetics: Contemporary Australian Poetry (Tuumba Press / Giramondo, 2016). Current projects include a dissertation entitled On Lyric's Universals: How Poetry Says “We,” 1955-2015; and an untitled manuscript.

Political Postscript

I turn on the radio before I begin to see. I hear the call of the political, it is everywhere. Scanning for the moon and seeing only stars, expecting that thin cupping shape a bit swollen now, and earlier the …

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