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John Stupp

John Stupp

John Stupp is the author of the 2015 full-​length collection Advice from the Bed of a Friend by Main Street Rag. Recent poetry has appeared or will be appearing in The Rising Phoenix Review, The Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette, The Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Shark Reef and on the radio show Prosody. He lives in Sewickley, Pennsylvania.

For James Wright

You write about shyness the shyness of daylight along the Ohio River like a girl brushing her hair in a boarding house looking for privacy— in one of your poems morning arrives naked uncomfortable shivering in the valley offering only a glimpse of herself to ironworkers electricians millwrights carpenters for the first time…
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