Today's poem is "Cold Pastoral"

from Fugue

Reginald Shepherd is the editor of The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries, published by the University of Iowa Press in 2004. He is the author of four books of poetry, including Otherhood (University of Pittsburg Press, 2003), which was a finalist for the 2004 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, and Some Are Drowning (Pittsburgh, 1994), winner of the 1993 AWP Award. He lives and writes in Pensacola, Florida, where live oaks and magnolias are evergreens.

Other poems by Reginald Shepherd in Verse Daily:
April 5, 2003:  "Manifest" "Sir star, Herr Lenz, white season body..."
March 28, 2003:  "An Abbreviated History of Signs" "And not to be removed / under penalty of law..."

Other poems by Fugue in Verse Daily:
March 6, 2005:  "The Property" by William Ford

About Fugue:
Poets in this issue: Michael Bassett, Chris Ransick, Brandel France de Bravo, W.S. Merwin, Robert Wrigley, Jeffrey Greene, Betty Adcock, James Richardson, Judith Freeman, Ed Skoog, Marilyn Krysl, Willis Barnstone, Christopher Buckley, Ann Fisher-Wirth, Suzanne Paola, Tod Marshall, Tony Hoagland, John Balaban, Toi Derricotte, R.T. Smith

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