Jan D. Hodge's poems have appeared in many journals, including North American Review, New Orleans Review, Iambs & Trochees, Defined Providence, South Coast Poetry Journal, and Western Wind (5th ed.), ed. Mason and Nims. His essay “Taking Shape: The Art of Carmina Figurata” appeared in An Exaltation of Forms, ed. Finch and Varnes. His collection The Bard Double-Dactyled [Morningside College Press] was published in 2007. Another of his double-dactyled tales from The Thousand Nights and One Night can be found online at Lavender Review. http://lavrev.net/night/hodge.html.