When I Wear Bob Kaufman’s Eyes by Thomas Murphy is a unique look from inside the mind of Tom outward at the landscape of America today. He pulls no punches as he rages against injustice while finding a sliver of community.
Tom Murphy, the 2021-2022 Corpus Christi Poet Laureate. His books: Snake Woman Moon (El Grito del Lobo Press, 2021), Pearl (FlowerSong Press 2020), American History (Slough Press, 2017), co-edited Stone Renga (Tail Feather, 2017), with When I Wear Bob Kaufman’s Eyes forthcoming (Gnashing Teeth Publishing). Current writing in Writing Texas, Corpus Christi Writers, Concho River Review, and Odes and Elegies: Eco-Poetry from the Texas Gulf Coast. Murphy is Langdon Review’s 2022 Writer-In-Residence. He is a founding member of the Peoples Poetry Festival. He was featured in the Windward Review’s Author Spotlight.