Poetry. Art. Images by Jonathan Marshall. "I often have a difficult time distinguishing between the memories of my childhood nightmares, the movie Time Bandits, and now KINGS OF THE F**KING SEA. At the heart of each is an unrecoverable distance from home. In Dan Boehl's poems, the sea is not home. If we stay on it, we will eventually drown in it, but there is nothing we can do. His poems are unforgivably wise. Like the sea, they are an unafraid mirror. And though they remind us it's always too late—that our adventure is a constant failure—their beauty keeps us afloat for just long enough"—Zachary Schomburg.
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Dan Boehl is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry publisher, which put out his book KINGS OF THE F**KING SEA. He helps run the Austin reading series Fun Party and has received fellowships and residencies from the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program, the Vermont Studio Center, the Akademie Schloss Solitude, the Lighthouse Works, and POGON. His latest book is EMOEMOJI : WOODS, published by Edition Solitude.Author City: AUSTIN, TX USA