Robert West


“Sic Semper Evello Mortem Tyrannis”

I do hate to say it, but my friends it’s the truth:
the party of Lincoln’s now the party of Booth.

Robert West‘s poems have appeared in venues including Light, Still, Poetry, Alabama Literary Review, Tar River Poetry, Asheville Poetry Review, and Ted Kooser’s syndicated column and website “American Life in Poetry.” His latest collection is the chapbook Convalescent (Finishing Line Press, 2011). With Jonathan Greene he is co-editor of Succinct: The Broadstone Anthology of Short Poems (Broadstone Books, 2013).