Thursday, June 16, 2022

new from above/ground press: Silts, by Jed Munson

Jed Munson


O eye
 of uprightness, the graphic presence
on my shoulder conceals
I’m wincer,
Grown of moonlegs—
umber. Suspicions are buildings, Sweetheart,
into categories. Like when oil rainbows tell me
you’re leaving
for the lack
of town, how I split
    An apple
 A doe in the grove we never settled

on. How questions
pressure what moroseness
proudly presents:
Glance gone wrong:

long sequences of feeding
as these lines over-
politely step down to part-

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
June 2022
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

cover image/design: Kyuwon Kim.
The cover image nods to Park Seobo’s (박서보) Ecriture (‘묘법’) No. 21 (1974).

Jed Munson’s first chapbook, Newsflash Under Fire, Over the Shoulder, was published with Ugly Duckling Presse in 2021. His work has appeared in Conjunctions, P-QUEUE, Full Stop, and others.

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; in US, add $2; outside North America, add $5) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9. E-transfer or PayPal at rob_mclennan (at) or the PayPal button at

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