Andy Posner

Andy Posner grew up in Los Angeles and earned an MA in Environmental Studies at Brown. While there, he founded Capital Good Fund, a nonprofit that provides financial services to low-income families. He has had his poetry published in several journals, including Burningword Literary Journal (which nominated his poem 'The Machinery of the State' for the Pushcart Poetry Prize), Poets Reading the News, Open Arts Forum, Mobius, and The Esthetic Apostle.

What One Gives Up

My heart has grown docile, less inclined to thrash about and strain at the leash. Maybe that’s the way it goes: we come into the world like...