The Odyssey By Homer — Jonah Winter

First there was a big boat.
Then a lot of men helped him to go to other places.

The first one had a dog.
He barked at the men
I guess that was supposed to be Hell.

(I didn’t read ¾ of it.)

Places they went:
The Island,
The Dog.


Jonah Winter’s first book of poems, Maine, was chosen by David Lehman as the inaugural winner of the Slope Editions’ Book Prize and was published last fall (2002). His second book, Amnesia, won the Field Poetry Prize and is forthcoming this spring (2004) with Oberlin College Press.

Winter currently teaches llama repair at George Mason University.

Typo — Issue Two