Born in Baton Rouge, raised in Philadelphia, Paul Griffin is a writer, scholar and tutor working and living in New York City. He writes book reviews for The Brooklyn Rail and a blog on the dharma for One City at Belief.net. He believes the world is enchanted and enlightenment is real.
Pennypome no. 17
(for my family)
a gold Lincoln is the price for a poem;
for a story, five dollars; for a novel excerpt,
a tenspot; and for absolutely all the thoughts,
a bucket of sandsharks & starfish & seahorses.