Today's poem is "The Elephant's Graveyard"

from Crazyhorse

David Wagoner has published seventeen books of poems, most recently Good Morning and Good Night (The University of Illinois Press, 2005), and ten novels, one of which, The Escape Artist, was made into a movie by Francis Ford Coppola. He won the Lilly Prize in 1991, he has been nominated twice for the National Book Award, and has won the Zabel Prize, the Blumenthal-Leviton-Blonder Prize, the Eunice Tietjens Prize, the English-Speaking Union Prize, the Levinson Prize, the Union League Prize of Poetry (Chicago), and the William Stafford Memorial Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers. He was a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets for twenty-three years. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington since 1954 and was the editor of Poetry Northwest till its end in 2002.

Other poems by David Wagoner in Verse Daily:
June 16, 2003:  "The Son of a Carpenter" "He knew the shapes and the gnarled persuasions..."

About Crazyhorse:
Poets in this issue: Nicky Beer, Robert Bense, Jennie Berner, Paula Bohince, Katarzyna Borun-Jagodzinska, Karen Kovacik, Rick Bursky, Michael Chitwood, A. V. Christie, Peter Cooley, Mike Dockins, Lisa Fishman, Chris Forhan, Cameron K. Gearen, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Timothy Liu, James McKean, Susan Meyers, Mary Molinary, Debra Nystrom, Jennie Panchy, Bryan Penberthy, Eric Rawson, Young Smith, Katherine Soniat, Deborah Tall, Alpay Ulku, Nance Van Winckel, David Wagoner, Daneen Wardrop, Theodore Worozbyt

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Other poems from Crazyhorse in Verse Daily:
May 19, 2005:  "Levels" Alexandra Teague
May 18, 2005:  "Poem with No Moral at the End" Charlie Clark
November 28, 2004:  "Spring and Winter, Coeval" by Charles M. Israel, Jr.
November 26, 2004:  "Botanists Who Feel Excluded Rejoice" by Anthony Lacavaro
May 23, 2004:  "Template" by A. V. Christie
May 21, 2004:  "Is More Than" by Susan Hutton
May 17, 2004:  "Solar Ice" by Paul Mariani
December 12, 2003:  "East Dakota" by Edward Haworth Hoeppner
December 4, 2003:  "May Suspensions" by James McCorkle
November 27, 2003:  "Reservoir" by Doug Sanders
May 14, 2003:  "Owls in the City Hills" by D. R. Goodman
May 13, 2003:  "The Sightstop" by Bill Knott
January 26, 2003:  "To His Mistress Going to Bed" by Nathan Hoks
January 21, 2003:  "The Teller is the Only Survivor of the Fairy-Tale Ending" by Mark Yakich
January 20, 2003:  "Cicadas And" by Nathan Hoks

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