Don Share published three poems, including “Wishbone,” the title poem of his newest collection, in the first issue of The Common. He’s been on a roll ever since, publishing five books as author, translator, or editor in the last year and a half. Here are a few selections from and links to those volumes:
From Bunting’s Persia
An excerpt from “Carp Ascending a Waterfall”
From Miguel Hernandez, translated by Don Share
From Field Guide, Darío Jaramillo Agudelo, translated by Don Share
The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, edited by Don Share and Christian Wiman
And finally, last summer, while blogging for Best American Poetry, TC poetry editor John Hennessy wrote an appreciation of Wishbone
Don Share is Senior Editor of Poetry. His books include Squandermania (Salt Publishing), Union (Zoo Press), Seneca in English (Penguin Classics), and most recently a new book of poems, Wishbone (Black Sparrow) and Bunting’s Persia (Flood Editions, a 2012 Guardian Book of the Year).