Alex Lemon

Alex Lemon is the author of four poetry collections: Mosquito, Hallelujah Blackout, Fancy Beasts, and The Wish Book, as well as Happy: A Memoir and Feverland: A Memoir in Shards. A fifth book of poetry is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. He lives in Fort Worth and teaches at Texas Christian University and in Ashland University’s Low-Residency MFA program. 

October 15, 2018

A poem from the Fall 2018 issue.

It is such a tragedy, all this 
Working. The vacation 
I need is on your mark, 
Get set, go. It’s been years 
Since I’ve seen the light