It’s not the leather-smelling shelves at Hoglund’s / or the boots I haven’t learned to walk in.
J.D. Smith has published six collections of poetry, most recently the light verse collection Catalogs for Food Lovers, and has received a Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. His first fiction collection, Transit, was published in December 2022. Smith lives and works in Washington, DC. Twitter: @Smitroverse.