Larry Narron

Larry Narron's poems have appeared in Phoebe, Eleven Eleven, Permafrost, Whiskey Island, Berkeley Poetry Review, The Boiler, and other journals. His work has been nominated for the Best of the Net and Best New Poets. Larry is a high school English teacher in Northern California.

Amateur Hands

I’m nowhere near finished with grading the poems when I lock up my room for the night. It’s almost eleven. Somewhere another door slams. The space between lockers swells with a draft whose source is unknown. It carries the scent…