Sylvia Legris
Contributor History

Sylvia Legris’s most recent poetry collection is Nerve Squall (Coach House Books), which won the 2006 Griffin Poetry Prize. Writing from her yet-to-be-published collection, Pneumatic antiphonal, has appeared in New American Writing 27 and 26, Prairie Fire (Winnipeg), and Conjunctions:49.



In Print

Vol. 70
Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
Spring 2018
Edited by Bradford Morrow


September 25, 2018
Take the depth of spring in air 
A depth-charge of life that is also death
To be in the right place
To take their picture
September 18, 2018
And in having “lost” a person twenty
years back as if out in these woods as if
looking    will find will be
September 11, 2018
The Oram brothers live up the mountain. Head east on the main road until it crosses the river and forks. Take the fork leading into the woods. Take the road less traveled. Don’t pat yourself on the back for your poet jokes. That is a false poem, and that poet knew it.