Eleni Sikelianos

Eleni Sikélianòs is a poet and Director of the Creative Writing program at the University of Denver. Her latest book is The Loving Detail of the Living & the Dead (Coffee House Press). She has received numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

Poetry / Issue VIII

Make Yourself Happy

by Eleni Sikelianos

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

Tomorrow we’ll learn all the things to undo in the Making Ourselves
Happy school. First, the hero never moves towards death.