August Kleinzahler

August Kleinzahler is an American poet. He has written eleven books of poetry including The Strange Hours Travelers Keep (FSG, 2004), which was the winner of the International Griffin Poetry Prize. He was granted a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lila Acheson-Reader’s Digest Award for Poetry, an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, the Griffin International Poetry Prize, and the post of poet laureate in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  

Poetry / Issue IX

Attach To A Place

by August Kleinzahler

illustrator Rosie Roberts

Attach to a place
It attaches to you