Thought That Nature

Thought That Nature

Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry

by Trey Moody

Introduction by Cole Swensen

Published by: Sarabande Books

Imprint: Sarabande Books

80 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781936747672
  • Published: January 2014


In the middle of the night, when the fruit
is scariest. I hold my hand out

and feel your nibbling. Don't worry,
my eyes are still closed. I've only

peeked that once. The cold
that is your breath—these windows

of fog. If I were outside,
I'd read your name backward again and again.

Trey Moody is from San Antonio, Texas. He earned an MFA from Texas State University and a PhD from the University of Nebraska. He is the author of the chapbook How We Remake the World, co-written with Joshua Ware, and winner of the Slope Editions Chapbook Prize.