Turning the Cylinder
Date of Graduation
Master of Arts in English
English Language and Literature
These poems were written between September 1989 and July 1993. They represent four years of work in university workshops, one-on-one and group sessions with local writers, and long hours spent on my own. As influence, I acknowledge every poet I've ever read and admired, from Shakespeare to Sharon Olds, but I decline the presumption of aligning myself with any particular literary faction.
© Terry Louis Compton
Compton, Terry Louis, "Turning the Cylinder" (1993). MSU Graduate Theses. 290.