Dane Cervine’s previous poetry books include Kung Fu of the Dark Father, How Therapists Dance, The Jeweled Net of Indra, and What a Father Dreams.


Dane’s poems have won awards from Adrienne Rich, Tony Hoagland, the Atlanta Review, Caesura, and been nominated for a Pushcart. His work appears in The SUN, the Hudson Review, TriQuarterly, Poetry Flash, Catamaran, Miramar, Rattle, Sycamore Review, and Pedestal Magazine, among others.


Visit his website at: www.DaneCervine.typepad.com.


Dane practices psychotherapy in Santa Cruz, California, where he lives with his wife and family. His long-time meditation practice and his study with the Pacific Zen Institute infuse his work.



Dane Cervine

The Gateless Gate and Polishing the Moon Sword