Grady Chambers | The Sun Magazine

Grady Chambers


Grady Chambers is the author of the poetry collection North American Stadiums. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his favorite pastime is sneaking beer into movie theaters.

— From February 2024

Spring Garden Street

I had left her sitting on the front stoop / and crossed the street / to light my cigarette—April / in the early evening, / the pear trees with their arms full / of white blossoms, comfortless as ghosts.

February 2024

Near The End

Without her glasses she couldn’t see, / so she’d touch her thumb to the bristles / of the two toothbrushes / to figure out which one I’d used, / then she would use the other.

July 2021

In The Days Wherein He Looked On Me

Thursday, sad wet morning, / reading the Gospels on my way to work. / I’d been doing that all year: waiting for the bus / on the front stoop’s top step, / making my way to the same back seat

September 2020
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