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James Hoch

James Hoch is the author of Miscreants and A Parade of Hands. He teaches at Ramapo College of New Jersey and is the 2008 Steinhardt Visiting Writer at Rutgers-Newark MFA program and 2008 Resident Poet at The Frost Place.



From what bed or bank or shop from what habit to adore, have you placed a few just so in a vase and let go, what air of finery a simple gesture makes though lines of rust run over their mouthy curvature, and they give up a snuff of [...]

Painting of a Cart

Winter 2005 | Poetry

It's like some ancient machine brought from storage,       another age, and if it weren't selling imported flowers, you'd think       the cart was something you'd throw a few bodies on and h [...]