Tim Suermondt’s poems have appeared in many magazines, including Poetry, Southern Poetry Review, Indiana Review, River Styx, Northeast Corridor, The Cortland Review, Barrow Street, and Graffitti Rag. He is the author of the chapbook, The Dangerous Women with Their Cellos (1998). He is a Headhunter of stockbrokers and lives in Jamaica, Queens.
“It is too big,” he says in his tough Mexican accent. I tell him he’s made a mistake I can’t help him and I hope he won’t be offended as I ask him why he, of all people, would want to wear a suit. “For my funeral,” he says proudly. “Pancho,” I say, putting a […]
There’s nothing in me that’s Spanish, alas. I remember the same feeling when 10yr. old Tim was crushed to learn he didn’t carry the bloodline of the great Cochise. So much for civilization. But, to steal from Robert Graves, I say, Goodbye to all that and I’m happy to do my citizen’s duty: The Flagler […]