Today's poem is "Detour, Missouri"

from Cimarron Review

Chad Parmenter is a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's MFA program. His writing has appeared in Poetry, Pleiades, Crab Orchard Review, The Literary Review, Words on Walls, American Book Review, New Delta Review, and elsewhere. Poems of his are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, 32poems, Smartish Pace, The Diagram, and Hotel Amerika, where one poem won the 2005 poetry contest.

About Cimarron Review:
Poets in this issue: Paul Benton, Linnea Johnson, Alex Lemon, Julie M. Wade, Mike Dockins, Laura Van Prooyen, Chad Parmenter, John Tranter, Gregory Fraser, Anna Journey, Amy Clark, Philip Fried, Robert Nazarene, Stephanie Smith, Michael Montlack, Matthew Edmund Miller, Paula Bohince, Theodore Worozbyt

Cimarron Review * 205 Morrill Hall * English Department * Oklahoma State University * Stillwater, OK 74078
Poetry Editors: Lisa Lewis * Ai * Alfred Corn

Other poems from Cimarron Review in Verse Daily:
November 3, 2005:   "A Catechism" by James Crizer
November 1, 2005:   "My Personal Theory of Evolution" Richard Cecil
October 31, 2005:   "In Fall" Doretta Wildes
July 9, 2005:   "Sestina Inviting My Sister to Become a Pirate" by Sandra Beasley
January 9, 2005:  "Love Poem" by Rebecca Aronson
January 8, 2005:  "Ghazal" by Mimi Khalvati
July 4, 2004:  "Morning Drive to Ijamsville" by Elizabeth Rees
March 21, 2004:  "Starlings in the Bakery" by Jason Roush
March 18, 2004:  "Displacement" by Constantine Contogenis
March 16, 2004:  "He became a poet because he could not fly" by Adam Penna
July 21, 2003:  "Written By Pavlovís Few, Sad, Last Surviving Dogs" by Susanna Roxman

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