Marlin M. Jenkins

Marlin M. Jenkins was born and raised in Detroit and is a poetry student in University of Michigan’s MFA program. His writings have been given homes by The Collagist, The Journal, Word Riot, and The Offing, among others. You can find him online at

I love words! Look at them! How can that mean something!? A letter plus a letter is a full blown magic act. La-la-language, I'll never take you for granted. I'll always take you out dancing.