John Poch

John Poch’s most recent collection of poems, Texases, was published by WordFarm in 2019. Also, his poetry / photography collaboration with Jerod Foster, Between Two Rivers, was just published by Texas Tech University Press.


The orange-and-brown-on-light-olive ottoman
beside the truck on the side of the road
next to the gas station out on the mesa
is apparently for sale. Pathetic, no, but funny,
and funnier still when we stop to buy it for five dollars,