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Alan Michael Parker

Alan Michael Parker lives with his wife in Davidson, North Carolina, where he is a professor at Davidson College. He also teaches in the University of Tampa MFA program. His fifteenth book, a collection of poems titled The Ladder, will appear from Tupelo Press in June. Online too often, he can be found at

— From May 2016

The Dog Misses You

The dog goes out to look for you. She circumnavigates the / yard. She has been practicing saying, I love you, in every / language.

May 2016
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