Gabriel Kruis,

Poetry. Education. Event Curation.
~ Co-founder, Wendy’s Subway ~


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 Say, “Poetry’s air, Money’s ore,”         Or, “Poetry’s a kind-of money,”          Say, “Dirt & not copper makes a color darker, it makes the shape so heavy & makes no melody harder,”            Or, “Say there’s money but it rusted,”           Say, “Poetry’s not a luxury,”         And, “I know I am space, my body’s air,”         Or, “This is a shape, a shape of blood beating & cells dividing, But outside of this shape is space,”           Say, “Thus the air’s a luminous shadow which accompanies the body,”          Or,  “Poetry’s the body’s body,”         


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Gabriel Kruis is a New Mexican poet, educator, & event curator living and writing in Brooklyn. He is cofounder and Development Director of Wendy’s Subway Reading Room and his work has been published in A Perfect Vacuum, PEN America Poetry Series, OmniVerse, Brooklyn Rail, The Atlas Review, Frontier Poetry, among others. He holds an MFA from Hunter College, was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center 2018-19, and his debut collection of poems, Acid Virga, is forthcoming in the fall from Archway Editions.

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