Today's poem is "Aperto"
from Grenade

GreenTower Press

Rebecca Hoogs' poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, The Journal, and Seneca Review. She received her MFA from the University of Washington and currently lives in Seattle.

Other poems by Rebecca Hoogs in Verse Daily:
April 20, 2005:  "Grenade" ""In a unit of time, in a violence of sleep..."
March 25, 2004:  "Honeymoon" "Suppose you know your friends..."

About Grenade:

"With dexterity and wit, passion and precision, the language in these twenty poems glints like sequins—brilliant on both sides. Grenade marks a fine debut of a poet to follow with anticipation."
—Linda Bierds

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