Rupert Fike | The Sun Magazine

Rupert Fike

Rupert Fike spent eight years repairing trucks used by midwives on a rural commune where more than two thousand babies were born. He has published two books of poetry and lives in Clarkston, Georgia.

— From November 2022
Poetry

He Arrived In A Hollowed-Out Studebaker Lark

We also had eyes for his car. You had to give up / all possessions to live here, George fine with that — / he’d just spent two cross-country months in the thing, / its front bucket seat removed for sleeping purposes — / and now an actual Lark was our newest town-runner.

November 2022
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