William Logan is the author of seven books of poetry. He has also published four books of essays and reviews, including The Undiscovered Country, which won the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. He edited the expanded edition of Randall Jarrell’s Poetry and the Age and co-edited, with Dana Gioia, Certain Solitudes: On the Poetry of Donald Justice. Among his other honors are the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence and the Randall Jarrell Award in Criticism. He teaches at the University of Florida.
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Dead Men Walking
What did they desire, the dead who had returned?
The sons who had inherited their estates
pretended not to know them. The iron gates
were welded shut, but soon the dead had learned
to hire lawyers practiced in the laws
that bound the afterlife to...