Weekend Poetry: Five Limericks
- ANTHONY MADRID lives in Victoria, Texas. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Boston Review, Fence, Harvard Review, Lana Turner, LIT, and Poetry. His most recent book is called TRY NEVER (Canarium Books, 2017). A book of limericks, from which the present selection derives, titled There Was an Old Man with a Springbok, is due out, summer 2018.
- MARK FLETCHER is an illustrator and cartoonist. He designed the cover for Anthony Madrid's two books I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Sayand Try Never. Mark earned his BFA and BA in Art History from the University of Colorado. He lives and works in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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