Stephen Haven

About the Author
Stephen Haven directs the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Ashland University. He is the author of THE LONG SILENCE OF THE MOHAWK CARPET SMOKESTACKS (West End Press, 2006), and of a collection of collaborative translations from contemporary Chinese poetry, THE ENEMY IN DEFENSIVE POSITIONS (Poetry Miscellany Chapbooks, 2007). A second collection of poems, DUST AND BREAD, will appear in spring 2008.

Author's Web Site: www.ashland.edu/mfa

Poems
Blue Flame (12/21/06)
The day comes soft shoeing,
all doe-eyed, the womb's wonder
of the sky.