Joshua Young holds an MA in English from Western Washington University, and will begin his MFA in poetry at
Columbia College Chicago in the fall of 2011. He currently lives in Washington State with his wife, their son, and their dog.
this is not about the way travelers slow at the mid-way. this is about the splaying wreckage where cities used to hunch, but in the aftermath, they tied terror to the landscape. in each place, the names of old kings were once ballasts, now they are shattered and left to sift through.