Daniel Groves

Daniel Groves is the author of The Lost Boys, published by the University of Georgia Press in 2010, poems from which first appeared in Paris Review, Yale Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. He also coedited, with Greg Williamson, Jiggery Pokery Semicentennial, released by Waywiser Press in 2018, a compendium of double dactyls featuring contributions from more than forty contemporary poets and a cover designed by Milton Glaser.


Le temps a laissé son manteau. . . . —Charles d’Orleans
Rajon . . . turned in his best season . . . erratic as ever. —the Guardian, 2012
Rondo’s tour . . . will continue in New Orleans. . . . Sports Illustrated, 2017


Time” called; a faked-out-of-its-jock,
short-winded, sweat-drenched man-to-man
(“the Garden crowd erupting . . . ”) ran
for cover—high-tops freeze, limbs knock,