Jonathan Diaz

Jonathan Diaz lives in Whittier, California with his wife, Abigail. He is a perpetual member of the Torrey Honors Institute, and holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Notre Dame. Jonathan is currently an Adjunct Professor in the English Writing Program at Biola University. His Twitter handle is @JonathanADiaz

Shaving

The razor’s wet and ragged glint
goes shining on the face it shaves.
You suck in air—aloe and mint.
The razor’s wet and ragged glint
marks your oath, takes devotion’s tint.
You say: “This ceremony saves.”
The razor’s wet and ragged glint
goes shining as it shaves.