Adam Chambers

Adam G Chambers
Adam Chambers is a candidate for the M.F.A. at Sarah Lawrence College, where he was the recipient of the Thomas Lux Prize in Poetry for 2010. His work has been published in The Dirty Napkin, The Antigonish Review, Eclectica, 2River View, Alba, Karamu and Foliate Oak. Adam was nominated for inclusion in the anthology Best New Poets, 2010, and lives with his family in Connecticut.

How I First Learned of the Invention of Darkness

A sixty-eight Cadillac

with throaty


a gang

     of crickets

with surround sound


make babies

on a summer night—
                 children humming

like electric

in the                     darkness.