Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn is an American poet and playwright whose work is characterized by breaking down barriers between genres. His notable works are The Reenactments, Some Ether, and City. He has won a Guggenheim Fellowship and many other important prizes.

Bag of Mice

‘Bag of Mice’ by Nick Flynn is a powerful poem that describes a speaker’s dream and a listener’s suicide note.

Cartoon Physics, part 1

‘Cartoon Physics, part 1’ appears in Nick Flynn’s Some Ether (2000). This poem mocks the humorous concepts of animation that defy real physics and biology.

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