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Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond’s most recent books include Blind Rain, Cinder, The Throats of Narcissus, and Radiography. Presently he is Regents Professor of English at the University of North Texas and poetry editor for American Literary Review.



Fall 2006 | Poetry

And so I handed over my father’s box of ashes, its odd white weight, the brick of a life compacted there as if it gripped the man inside it. Unsteady as a rock, the way it wavered in the hole it entered slowly, blindly, dipped into the balm of sha [...]