Richie Hofmann

Richie Hofmann is the recipient of a 2012 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. His poems appear in PloughsharesPoetry, the New Republic, and the New Yorker, among others. He is pursuing his MFA in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars.

Motheaten Poem

As the burnt catalpa tree, or as the gossamer which trails / behind, unraveling: moths in their hunger / flutter      Swaddled in netting. . . .