Harker's Barns

Prose poems to accompany Michael Harker's photographs of old barns.
2003, Paperback, University of Iowa Press

Over ten years ago I did a book about centenarians with photographer Paul Boyer. I loved the dance between the visual and verbal then and I loved it again when Holly Carver from the University of Iowa Press asked me to write several prose-poem-like vignettes to accompany some of Michael Harker’s photographs of old barns that appear in this book.

about Jim Heynen

Best known for his short-short stories about “the boys,” Jim Heynen has published widely as a writer of poems, novels, nonfiction, and short fiction.

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