By Atsuro Riley
Atsuro Riley grew up in the South Carolina Lowcountry. He is the author of Romey’s Order, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, the Whiting Writer’s Award, the Believer Poetry Award, and the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress.
“Drill,” from Romey’s Order, by Atsuro Riley. Copyright © 2010 by The University of Chicago. Reprinted with the permission of the University of Chicago Press. Original publication in Poetry.