Dark City of Lights

Nazis built
a giant


The books
in my head

to burn.

Oh, love,
come stand

with me
by the window,

and you’ll see
the sun,

after it’s
been out

all night,

in the Seine.


Howie Good
Howie Good, a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, is the author of the full-length poetry collections Lovesick (Press Americana, 2009), Heart With a Dirty Windshield (BeWrite Books, 2010), and Everything Reminds Me of Me (Desperanto, 2011), as well as 29 print and digital poetry chapbooks.