Today's poem is "American Realism"

from One Trick Pony

Harry Humes is the author of five collections of poetry, including Butterfly Effect (Milkweed Editions), selected by Pattiann Rogers as the 1998 National Poetry Series winner, The Bottomland and Ridge Music (University of Arkansas Press), and is an Associated Writing Programs Contest Finalist. Poetry Northwest awarded him its Theodore Roethke Poetry Prize for his poem “Calling in the Hawk,” and his poem “Butterfly Effect” was selected by James Tate for Best American Poetry of 1997. He is a recipient of a National Endowment Poetry Fellowship and several poetry grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Other poems by Harry Humes in Verse Daily:
August 31, 2004:  "August Evening with Trumpet"   "Up in the woods a neighbor or stranger..."

About One Trick Pony:
Poets in this issue: Knute Skinner, Gerald Stern, Harry Humes, Marcia L. Hurlow, Katharyn Howd Machan, Philip Dacey, Martial, George Held, Cathryn Cofell, Dale Ritterbusch, William Heyen, Will Inman, Terry Stokes, Paul Martin, Lynn Levin, Ann Menebroker, W. D. Ehrhart, Gary Metras, Helen W. Mallon, Helen W. Mallon, M. Scott Douglass, Lyn Lifshin, Barbara Crooker, R. Yurman

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