John McKernan

John McKernan – who grew up in Omaha, Nebraska – is now retired after teaching many years at Marshall University. He lives – mostly – in West Virginia.  His most recent book of selected poems is Resurrection of the Dust.  He has published poems in The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, and many other magazines.

Work by John McKernan

I Want to Walk Backwards


The Wind Chime Is Made of Pig Bones Drilled…

My Mother Is Kneeling

David Rode The Power Mower

Hello, My Voice Said