Simple Arithmetic & Other Artifices

ABOUT Bruce Morton

Bruce Morton
Bruce Morton was born in New York City. He heeded Horace Greeley’s advice to “go west,” by way of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Minnesota; he has resided for the past thirty years in Bozeman, Montana, where his “day job” was as a librarian at Montana State University, while also  More...


Bruce Morton’s poetry is accessible; it is deceptively simple in its probing insight into the borders between the metaphysical and the existential. There is music, humor and wit, and, most of all, humanity in these poems. You will hear their echo long after having read them; there is in them a resonance that requires the audience’s consideration. Read these poems and explore the human condition and find yourself considering your place in it.