Kristian O'Hare

Kristian O'Hare

Kristian O’Hare’s poetry has been published in Cobalt Review and San Francisco State University’s Fourteen Hills. He was named a finalist at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival for his poetry. He earned his Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in playwriting at Western Michigan University in 2009, and a Masters degree in English with an emphasis in playwriting from Boston University, where he worked with Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott. His plays have been produced or developed by the Ruckus Theatre (Chicago), Ringwald Theatre (Detroit), The Dramatists Guild Footlights Series (San Francisco), Ivy Theatre Company (NYC), Great Plains Theatre Conference (Omaha), and a number of other companies.


Two Poems

Even the creeping myrtle

doesn’t stand a chance against

the lily-of-the-valley

as it storms the lawn, a cluster

of dark-green lanceolate leaves…
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