Today's poem is "The Dark Pelican"

from The American Poetry Journal

C.J. Sage edits The National Poetry Review and teaches at Hartnell and De Anza colleges.  CJ’s poems have appeared in numerous publications including Shenandoah, The Antioch Review, The Threepenny Review, and Black Warrior Review.  Her book length terza rima, ODYSSEA, is forthcoming from Turning Point Books.

Other poems by C.J. Sage in Verse Daily:
November 2, 2005:   "Choir" by C.J. Sage
September 8, 2004:  "Managing Myth" "From time to time the red-winged blackbirds tumble..."
December 31, 2003:  "Litany for Treetops" "The way the wind breaks across a giraffe's neck..."
September 17, 2002:  "Birth Ghazal" and "Bridge Ghazal" "I want to say before I die: my heart is clear; my hands, reborn...."
August 27, 2002:  "Sonnet For Carryhouse and Keeper" "I met a man who'd kept a snail as pet...."

About The American Poetry Journal:
Poets in this issue: Jackie Bartley, Kristin Berger, Gaylord Brewer, Garrett J. Brown, Edward Byrne, Dane Cervine, Nicole Cuddeback, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Paul Gibbons, Anne McGrath Hochberg, Tom Holmes, Rhett Iseman, John P. Kristofco, Daniel J. Langton, S.D. Lishan, Dawn Lonsinger, Joanne Lowery, M. B. McLatchey, M.K. Meder, Lois Roma-Deeley, C. J. Sage, Cassie Sparkman, Theodore Worozbyt

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Other poems from The American Poetry Journal in Verse Daily:
January 23, 2006:   "Holy Spirit" by Nicole Cuddeback
October 6, 2005:   "How to Talk to Your Yard as If It’s Your Lover" by Mary Christine Delea
September 29, 2005:   "Love Song to My Neighborhoods" Kelli Russell Agodon
September 27, 2005:   "Vermont Barn" Lynne Knight
September 26, 2005:   "Enter, Fall" Margot Schilpp
March 1, 2005:  "Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon" by Jeannine Hall Gailey
February 24, 2005:  "Garden of the Material" by B. L. P. Simmons
February 23, 2005:  "Catch" by Jennifer Michael Hecht
July 22, 2004:  "Angel Shark" by Hailey Leithauser
July 21, 2004:  "A H O Y !" by Jason Gray
July 19, 2004:  "It is the Soul" by Hannah Stein

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