Today's poem is "Did We Betray the River"

from Quarterly West

Dionisio D. Martínez is the author of four volumes of poetry, including Climbing Back (Norton, 2001), a National Poetry Series selection, and Bad Alchemy (Norton, 1995). He has been the recipient of Guggenheim, NEA and Whiting Fellowships.

Other poems by Dionisio D. Martínez in Verse Daily:
May 4, 2005:  "Once a Man" ""Once a man, always a man. The measure of a man. A shadow of the..."
October 14, 2004:  "They Shoot Birds" "They shoot birds they do shoot dead birds they shoot dead birds into..."

Other poems by Quarterly West in Verse Daily:
May 9, 2005:  "Feeling Spring" Lisa S. Steinman
May 4, 2005:  "Once a Man" Dionisio D. Martínez
October 5, 2004:  "Very" by Kurt S. Olsson
October 4, 2004:  "Tekmerion" by David Axelrod
April 20, 2004:  from Threnody by Heidi Blitch
April 13, 2004:  "Salvages" by Robyn Sarah
August 28, 2003:  "Broken Fable" by Cynie Cory
August 26, 2003:  "Resolution" by Eamon Grennan
August 25, 2003:  "Street Fair" by Lynne McMahon
March 8, 2003:  "Even Before Your Elbow Knocked Over The Glass" by Emily Rosko
February 26, 2003:  "Apology, a Love Poem" by Leah Nielsen
February 13, 2003:  "The Advent of Zero" by Paul Guest
October 26, 2002:  "The Judgment of Paris (Whereabouts Unknown)" by Jim Barnes
October 23, 2002:  "Padua" by Mark Halperin
October 2, 2002:  "The Dead" by Kate Northrop

About Quarterly West:
Poets in this issue: Leslie Busler, Dionisio D. Martínez, Gaylord Brewer, Katherine Soniat, Lisa S. Steinman, James Grinwis, Lance Larsen, John Kinsella, David Hernandez, Robert Funge, James Haug, Jennifer Perrine

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