This Week, I Read: David Hanlon: Spectrum of Flight

Image Credit: Anna Sullivan via Unsplash “I was thrown/into the river/behind that schoolyard/and spent years swimmingagainst the current/At last / I made it upstream—” the speaker says in David Hanlon’s debut collection of poems, Spectrum of Flight. The pieces discuss Hanlon’s experiences being bullied, facing depression, as well as dealing with homophobia and coming to…