During the spring of 2013, a prominent independent publisher of poetry opened their doors to take in submissions. Many entered, few were chosen to compete in the finals. This is a digital chapbook of the rejected manuscript from poet Barnabas Smith, Vagabond Doctrine, a collection of his best poems to date.
Barnabas Smith is a poet, musician, and graphic designer born and raised in San Bernardino, California. He has lived in Alaska and Nepal, but now currently resides with his wife, Melissa and son Theo, in Colorado. He has released two collections of his poems, Movement & Repose (2012) and Vagabond Doctrine (2013).