A Poem A Day — November 14th

Oliver is illustrating a poem a day while at work. He illustrates the poem, then writes the poem out from memory, then corrects the poem for any lines that he has gotten wrong. Oliver also draws cats sometimes. Anyway, today’s poem is by Michael Robbins. It is called “Alien vs. Predator,” and was written in 2008. …Here is your poem for the day.


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…If you want to hear Oliver’s lengthy explanation of this poem, then contact him here. Also, you may read the original text of the poem here; an interview with Michael Robbins is here; and you can buy his first book by going right here. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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