A Door like a Wound The door first appeared in my backyard, white sentinel among anemone sheets unfurling on clotheslines. The next morning I found it laying on the back row of the bus, its glass knob rotating back and forth, back, forth. Over the weeks I saw it roosted in the hair of toddlers, stuck in the teeth of a laughing waitress, once in a stroller … [Read more...]
About Todd Dillard
Todd Dillard is the recipient of the 2018 Bridwhistle Prize in Poetry. Originally from Houston, Texas, he received his MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Best New Poets , Electric Literature, Nimrod , Crab Creek Review , and The Boiler Journal , and has received nominations for the Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions (finalist) and Pushcart prizes. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter where he works as a writer for a hospital.