Al Ortolani newest collection, Paper Birds Don’t Fly, will be released in 2016 from New York Quarterly Books. His poetry and reviews have appeared in journals Prairie Schooner, New Letters, and the New York Quarterly. His poems been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Currently, he teaches English in the Kansas City area.

 

Al Ortolani, ISSUES

May / June 2016 Issue, BOAAT

 

POEMS

Asphalt