Joshua Bird : Poetry


“This is not a prologue” – Yemassee #27

Two Poems – The Brooklyn Review

“A Poem” – Denver Quarterly Vol. 54 No. 2, 2020

“[Prologue. before saying]” –  Yalobusha Review

from “The Book of UnTitles” –  COUNTERCLOCK #6

After        Art” –  Isthmus Review, Summer 2019 Issue no 9 — defunct

“Query” –  Eye Flash Poetry #3

Three Poems – Ink In Thirds, Vol. 2, Issue 4 — defunct

“the future of autopsy reporting” – Silver Blade Magazine #38 

“A Brief History of Sadness” – Visions International #96


Feature Friday – Ink In Thirds — defunct

horseshoes & hand grenades

2021 Tomaž Šalamun Prize Semifinalist

Elsewhere Magazine’s prose chapbook finalist (2019)


Joshua Bird is a lapse within the fickle walls of introspection. On his better days he dresses like your common house elf. He considers his birth certificate a red herring. Call this a fourth wall and he’ll show you the world.

smoke signal

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