Today's poem is "Gregor Mendel in the Garden"

from Kenyon Review

Linda Bierds's seventh book of poetry, First Hand, will be published in April by Putnam. She teaches in the M. F. A. program at the University of Washington and is the recipient of fellowships from the Ingram Merrill, Guggenheim, and MacArthur foundations.

Other poems from Kenyon Review in Verse Daily:
January 24, 2005:  "Wishful Rhetoric" by Kevin Stein
January 11, 2005:  "Upon Witnessing My Mother Impossibly Blossom Above My Father's Deathbed" by Kevin Stein
October 14, 2004:  "They Shoot Birds" by Dionisio D. Martinez
October 13, 2004:  "Elephants and Butterflies" by Alan Michael Parker
October 12, 2004:  "Pomme Prisonniere" by Tenaya Darlington
October 11, 2004:  "Morning in Liguria" by Philip Levine
July 17, 2004:  "The Truth of Poetry" by Sharon Dolin
July 13, 2004:  "Simone Weil at the Renault Factory (1935)" by Nance Van Winckel
April 6, 2004:  "Start of March, Connemara" by Eamon Grennan
January 9, 2004:  "Let me Remind You You Are Still Under Oath" by Nance Van Winckel
January 6, 2004:  "Folded Back" by Rachel Hadas
October 4, 2003:  "So Begins The Lasting Silence" by John E. Smelcer
October 3, 2003:  "Target Practice" by Dolores Hayden
May 7, 2003:  "In Earnest" by Joshua McKinney
December 15, 2002:  My People by Dean Young
October 25, 2002:  "When I Taught Mary to Eat Avocado" by Alison Stine
September 13, 2002:  "Like Lavrinia" by Kimiko Hahn

About Kenyon Review:
Poets in this issue: Priscilla Sneff, Jill Bialosky, Linda Bierds, Robert Olen Butler, Martha Collins, Carl Dennis, Fanny Howe, Carl Phillips, Charlie Smith, Chase Twichell, Terri Witek, David Woo, Charles Wright

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