ABOUT Tim Myers
Tim Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and lecturer at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. His children’s books have won recognition from the New York Times, NPR, The Smithsonian, Nickelodeon, and many others. He’s published over 100 poems, won a prize in a poetry contest judged by John Updike, won a major prize in science fiction, has been nominated for a Pushcart for an essay, and has published much other fiction and non-fiction.
You may also follow Tim's writing, artistic and other activities on his personal website at http://www.TimMyersStorySong.com
That Mass at Which the Tongue Is Celebrant
These poems begin as an examination of tongues and other body parts but expand to become an examination of nature and the humanity that helps make up what we call "nature." Tim Myers's poems are fascinating in the questions they pose and the challenge they offer the reader to answer in a clear, precise poetic vocabulary.
Tonight on the car radio
At the game today a misthrown ball
There’s a war on now. They made
I have books, and the great dead
We must adjust the budget
So what should I say to the