By Elton Glaser
Elton Glaser, a native of New Orleans, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Akron, where he also directed the University of Akron Press and edited the Akron Series in Poetry. He has published eight collections of poetry.
“Shucking,” from Pelican Tracks. Copyright © 2003 by Elton Glaser, reprinted by permission of Southern Illinois University Press.