McBee shows us what it is to have earned a name, “Thomas,” as well as the pronoun “he.”
Greg Glazner’s books of poetry are From the Iron Chair and Singularity, both published by W.W. Norton. His awards include The Bess Hokin Award from Poetry, The Walt Whitman Award, and an NEA Fellowship. He has an essay forthcoming in Brief Encounters (W.W. Norton 2015) and a poem forthcoming in the anthology London Calling. A recording of his collaboration with composer Garrett Shatzer (Glazner wrote the text and played electric guitar with the ensemble) us up at the composer’s website.