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Katie Ford

Katie Ford is the author of Deposition (2002), Colosseum (2008), and the forthcoming Blood Lyrics (2014), all published by Graywolf. Her poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, the Paris Review, Ploughshares, Partisan Review, Poets & Writers, and Pleiades. She teaches at Franklin & Marshall College.



Winter 2014 | Poetry

I once believed in heavenly clarity—
do you know how good it feels to sing
of certainty, the wild apricot

Our Long War

Spring 2012 | Poetry

If we are at war let the orchards show it,
let the pear and fig fall prior to their time,
let the radios die
and the hounds freeze over their meat.