Rumpus Original Poetry: Three Poems by Frederick Speers





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Frederick Speers (he/him) is the author of So Far Afield (Nomadic Press), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. His recent chapbook, In the Year of Our Making and Unmaking, was selected by Carl Phillips as the winner for the 2020 Frontier Poetry contest. His poems have appeared in AGNI Online; Crab Creek Review (as the winner of the 2020 poetry contest, selected by Keetje Kuiper), Diode Poetry Journal, Forklift, Ohio; Impossible Archetype; Tahoma Literary Review; Portland Review; The Straddler; Salamander Magazine; and Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly. He lives outside Denver, Colorado with his husband and their three dogs. More from this author →