Our latest offering in Slippery Elm Online, “blàr anam” by David R. Cravens, is a sweeping and referential poem with a reflective aspect for Memorial Day. You’ll want to read this one with a few browser windows open!
David R. Cravens grew up in the Southeast Missouri Ozarks. His writing has appeared in literary journals in England, Ireland, Canada, Croatia, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout the United States. He also has work in the anthologies, Resurrection of a Sunflower and Just Like Peer Gynt. He was the recipient of the 2008 Saint Petersburg Review Prize in Poetry, and the 2011 Bedford Poetry Prize. He lives in Farmington, Missouri.