In this installment, Patrick Phillips reads “The Prelude XII” (1805) [Lines 208-261] by William Wordsworth. Phillips' first book, Chattahoochee , received the both the 2005 Kate Tufts Discovery Prize and was published by the University of Arkansas Press. Poems from the book have appeared in many magazines, including Poetry, Ploughshares, and The Nation. His honors include a Discovery/The Nation Award, a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Copenhagen, and fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. He recently completed a doctorate in Renaissance Literature at New York University, and teaches at Maritime College in New York City.