Ed Meek | The Sun Magazine

Ed Meek

Ed Meek’s poem in this issue is from his collection What We Love (Blue Light Press/1stWorld Publishing), and his fiction and poetry have appeared in the Paris Review, the Cream City Review, and the North American Review. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, where he is training for the Boston Marathon.

— From January 2011

His Name Is John

If you hadn’t named him, you could say / it wasn’t meant to be. / If you’d had another boy, / you could’ve wiped the slate clean

January 2011
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