David St. John Poems

David St. John is an American poet who was born in Fresno, California, in 1949. So far, he’s published 11 poetry collections, including Study for the World’s Body: New and Selected Poems, which was nominated for a National Book Award. He also works as a professor


by David St. John

‘Iris’, a heart-touching poem about death and love, appears in the American poet David St. John’s collection Study For The World’s Body. This poem is dedicated to the poet’s grandmother Vivian St. John.

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