Today's poem is "Chum"

from River Styx

Lucia Perillo's fourth book of poems, Luck is Luck, will be published soon by Random House. Her poetry and prose earned her a MacArthur fellowship in 2000.

Other poems by Lucia Perillo in Verse Daily:
July 3, 2003:  "A Simple Campsong" "In the days of yore, three handsome drunks..."

Other poems from River Styx in Verse Daily:
July 2, 2004:  "In Ambient Light" by Greg Rappleye
June 30, 2004:  "Darwin Enters the City of His Birth" by Melanie Dusseau
September 4, 2003:  "Luxembourg Gardens at Twilight" by James Doyle
September 3, 2003:  "Thank You" by Molly Peacock
March 7, 2003:  "Love, with Trees and Lightning" by Catie Rosemurgy
March 6, 2003:  "A Leopard Hanging in a Tree" by Eric Rawson
March 3, 2003:  "Waiting With a Stranger" by David Simpson
February 25, 2003:  "Fame and Fortune Cookie" by Richard Cecil
December 6, 2002:  Small Ghost Poem by Lawrence Raab
December 4, 2002:  Bride by Jeanne Marie Beaumont
September 16, 2002:  "Advertisement for the Ford Explorer" by David Roderick
July 27, 2002:  "Heroic Roses" by Elton Glaser

About River Styx:
Poets in this issue: Gary Fincke, Charles Harper Webb, Myrna Stone, Len Roberts, Dorianne Laux, Jim Daniels, Dave Lucas, Lucia Perillo, Rodney Jones, Alison Pelegrin, Ira Sukrungruang, Ned Balbo, Marcela Sulak, Joel Friederick, Sharon Olds, Lawrence Raab, Molly Peacock, Stuart Friebert, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Paulette Roeske, Louis Simpson, William Trowbridge, Patti White, Allen C. Fischer, Orlando Ricardo Menes, Cleopatra Mathis, William Gass

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