Poem of the Week: “Double Fault” by Herman Asarnow

By: Edward Byrne Last Updated: August 7, 2012

vprThe VPR Poem of the Week is Herman Asarnow’s “Double Fault,” which appeared in the Fall/Winter 2005-2006 issue (Volume VII, Number 1) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.

Herman Asarnow has had poems, essays, and translations published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Potomac Review, Prairie Schooner, Seattle Review, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Review, Tar River Poetry, West Branch, and other journals. Asarnow is also the author of a collection of poetry, Glass-Bottom Boat (Higganum Hill Books, 2007), and he is Professor of English at the University of Portland.

Tuesday of each week “One Poet’s Notes” highlights an excellent work by a poet selected from the archives of Valparaiso Poetry Review, except when other posts with news or updates preempt the usual appearance of this item, with the recommendation that readers revisit it.