Today's poem is "When the River Comes Toward Me"

from 5 AM

Nance Van Winckel has received two National Endowments of the Arts Poetry Fellowships. Her fourth collection of poetry is Beside Ourselves (Miami UP, 2003). She has published three books of short fiction, most recently Curtain Creek Farm (Persea Books, 2000). She teaches in the master's of fine arts programs at Eastern Washington University and Vermont College.

Other poems by Nance Van Winckel in Verse Daily:
January 12, 2005:  "Awaiting the Return Ferry" "Ghostly, echoes of old guffaws from a crowd..."
July 13, 2004:  "Simone Weil at the Renault Factory (1935)" "A thread in a line of threads, she stands..."
January 9, 2004:  "Let me Remind You You Are Still Under Oath" "Out of marsh out of the bronchial..."
February 3, 2003:  "Passing Through the Shadows Of Great Buildings" "The beggar in plaid blankets wanted to kiss my hand..."
January 15, 2003:  "Cautionary Tale" "The funny bearded goat..."
January 6, 2003:  "Bid Me Be the Bird" "May the lower, liquid half of the world..."

Other poems from 5 AM in Verse Daily:
November 11, 2004:  "Niagara Falls Jumper Explains" by Karla M. Huston
July 3, 2004:  "Bottle Gentian" by Kasey Jueds
June 21, 2004:  "Intertextuality" by Tami Haaland
March 6, 2004:  "Bone Poem" by Heather Davis
February 18, 2004:  "Monsoon" by Mike Dockins
June 9, 2003:  "In Gwendolyn Brooks' Head" by Yona Harvey
December 24, 2002:  "By their works" by Bob Hicok

About 5 AM:
Poets in this issue: Patricia Dobler, Janet Kaplan, Laurie Zimmerman, Jules Nyguist, Jean Valentine, Remica Lasharra Bingham, Jerry Roscoe, Roger Mitchell, Laurence W. Thomas, Kendra Kopelke, Richard Solomon, Ron Koertge, Kathleen Rooney, Becky Flannagan, Fred Voss, Christopher Buckley, Eitan Kadosh, Michael Estabrook, Susan Terris, Francesca Bell, Maxine Scates, Nina Forsythe, Judith Strasser, Gerald Locklin, Jessica Goodfellow, Kasey Jueds, Anne Ward Jamieson, Aimee Nezhukumatatil, Elaine Terranova, Chris Green, Marc Harshman, Paul Martin, Tim Suermondt, Ed Galing, James Haug, Jamie Ross, Howard Faerstein, David Fenza, Philip Terman, George Held, David Harbilas, A. D. Winans, Aaron Smith, Susan Sheppard, Linda Elkin, Anita Gevaudan Byerly, Joan Larkin, Louis McKee, Anne Waldman

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