David Levine grew up in the poorly named town of New City, NY. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado, and is pursuing a PhD at the University of South Dakota. His work has appeared in UCity Review, White Whale Review, and other journals.
I am filling my home with familiar strangers. One day, you asked me about fossils. You were an orange peel in a pile of ash. I’ve lost my willingness to stand and bend.