Today's poem is "In A Week Or Two, My Love, The Maple Will Be Empty."

from West Branch

David Swerdlow is the author of Small Holes in the Universe (WordTech). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Laurel Review, and Poetry.

Other poems by David Swerdlow in Verse Daily:
February 15, 2003:  "The Last Hill and the Wild Trees" "It is easy to forget..."

About West Branch:
Poets in this issue: Craig Beaven, Stephen Broyard, Annie Finch, Benjamin Scott Grossberg, James Allen Hall, James Harms, David Kapp, Ariana-Sophia M. Kartsonis, Keetje Kuipers, Hailey Leithauser, Doug Ramspeck, Boyer Rickel, Mary Ruefle, Aleda Shirley, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Tracy K. Smith, David Swerdlow, Mike White

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West Branch * Bucknell Hall * Bucknell University * Lewisburg, PA, 17837
Editor: Paula Closson Buck

Other from West Branch in Verse Daily:
January 15, 2006:   "Pursuit" by Sarah Sloat
January 5, 2006:   "Rehoboth Beach" by Matthew Ladd
January 2, 2006:   "Ghazal of the Bright Body" by Sarah Sloat
December 28, 2005:   "Rain-Freighted" by Eric Pankey
May 21, 2005:  "The Innocent" Jean Nordhaus
May 17, 2005:  "Vespers" Charles Wright
December 14, 2004:  "The Tortoise" by Betsy Sholl
December 13, 2004:  "Grackles" by Lisa Williams
August 10, 2004:  "Anecdote of the Turkeys" by Wayne Dodd
August 2, 2004:  "Speak, Zero" by Mary Ruefle
June 19, 2004:  "Yes, to the Mole, Emerging in Night" by Daniel Bourne
February 10, 2004:  "Rorschach on Pond" by Sean Serrell
February 9, 2004:  "Deer" by Sarah Kennedy
June 1, 2003:  "First Thing" by Bill Knott
May 20, 2003:  "Succession" by Bill Knott
May 19, 2003:  "Angry Music" by John Nixon, Jr.
May 16, 2003:  "I Never Promised You a Worm Farm" by Charles Harper Webb
January 31, 2003:  "Collect Call" by Michelle Boisseau
January 15, 2003:  "Cautionary Tale" by Nance Van Winckel
January 8, 2003:  "The Climbers" by Jeffrey Skinner
January 7, 2003:  "Steadily" by Michelle Boisseau

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