Mark Yakich

Mark Yakich is the Gregory F. Curtin, S.J., Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans. His most recent book is an unconventional guide to reading and writing poems: Poetry: A Survivor's Guide (Bloomsbury 2016).

Naive Conviction

Each time one enters Another person One has the feeling of Being there before— A little ladder through Which the speechless Return crank calls.   Priests’ tongues and clown Sparrows—that’s what I’ve heard— Hammers longing for rest. Like God and …

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