Natasha Trethewey selected Jonathan's poem "The Dead" from The Crossing for this week's edition of NY Times Magazine. She says: "I love how poems can inscribe in concrete images some figurative notion of the world I've harbored. Here, it is the notion that the dead don't complete go away, but ravel among us, emerging at moments to be seen."
They stroll in a field with no bounds
or rein, their traceless steps
in luxuriant grass. There are no harps
or wings, no cauldrons or flames…
You can read the rest of the poem in the magazine.