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 If by mink
 coat you mean
a soft, warm
made from
the lives of
many other
then, yeah, sure,
I guess you
could say I'm
wearing a
mink coat. 

TONY HOACLAND'S sixth book of poems, Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God, will be issued by Craywolf Press in 2018. He teaches at the University of Houston and is working on a craft book about poetry, called Five Powers, Forty Lessons. He has also published two collections of craft essays about poetry, Real Sofistakashun and Twenty Poems That Could Save America.

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Title Annotation:five poems
Author:Hoagland, Tony
Publication:The American Poetry Review
Article Type:Poem
Date:May 1, 2017
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