3 Poems from Benjamin Aleshire
BENJAMIN ALESHIRE travels the world as a poet-for-hire, composing poems for strangers on a manual typewriter. His work has been featured in The Times UK, El Mundo, Iowa Review, Boston Review and on television in the US, China, Italy, and Spain. Ben was a Breadloaf waiter in 2016, and serves as assistant poetry editor to the Green Mountains Review. An excerpt from his novel-in-progress, ‘Poet for Hire: Kismet of a 21st Century Troubadour’ is forthcoming in Lit Hub. You can find him at www.poetforhire.org, and on Instagram at @benjamin_aleshire.