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Paul Hostovsky

Paul Hostovsky works as a sign-language interpreter in Boston, Massachusetts. His poetry has won a Pushcart Prize, been read on the radio program The Writer’s Almanac, and been featured on the websites Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Best of the Net (in 2008 and 2009). His new book, A Little in Love a Lot, is forthcoming from Main Street Rag.

— From March 2011


This book I’m reading now my mother read / and loved. You can get this close to the dead / and no closer.

March 2011

Turning Fifty

It was a beautiful day, rainy-gray, foggy, dismal, perfect. / I was so happy because there was nothing to do / and nowhere to go and no one to meet, and never / in my life had I felt so empty and so full.

March 2010
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