Copper Nickel Editors’ Choice Award in Poetry

Issue 21, Fall 2015

Jonathan’s poem “Tilted City” won the Editors’ Choice Award in Poetry for Copper Nickel Issue 21, Fall 2015. Copper Nickel 21 is the second issue after its relaunch.


The things we passed by every day
outlasted us: comb-teeth scattered
in the gravel, bits of plastic from a laptop.

When our walls came down our shadows
vanished: centuries of slow corrosion,
not the action of our hit-to-kill

materiel . . .

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