by Kirby Wright

The economy’s cracking.
Obama wants the Israelis

To cough up some land.
A Representative exposes his nipples

On Facebook.
A Republican two-face

May be our next President.
Exxon discovers more oil

In the Gulf.
Palin bones up

On the Bush Doctrine.
NASA’s rover enters Endeavour crater

Searching for Martians.
Steve Jobs is designing

A glass spaceship.
The planet tilts on its axis.

Kirby Wright

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Kirby Wright was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu and the University of California at San Diego. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Wright has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and is a past recipient of the Jodi Stutz Memorial Prize in Poetry, the Ann Fields Poetry Prize, the Academy of American Poets Award, the Browning Society Award for Dramatic Monologue, and Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellowships in Poetry and The Novel. BEFORE THE CITY, his first book of poetry, took First Place at the 2003 San Diego Book Awards. Wright is also the author of the companion novels PUNAHOU BLUES and MOLOKA’I NUI AHINA, both set in Hawaii. He was a Visiting Writer at the 2009 International Writers Conference in Hong Kong, where he represented the Pacific Rim region of Hawaii. He was also a Visiting Writer at the 2010 Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency in Edgartown, Mass., and the 2011 Artist in Residence at Milkwood International, Czech Republic.

Last updated June 30, 2011