Today's poem is "Embers"

from The New Republic

Henri Cole is the author, most recently, of Middle Earth, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer in Poetry. A new collection, Blackbird and Wolf, is forthcoming. About The New Republic:
Poets in this issue: Henri Cole

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Poetry Editor: Glyn Maxwell

Other poems from The New Republic in Verse Daily:
October 7, 2006:   "Embers" by Henri Cole
September 21, 2006:   "Elegy: Airport" by Kevin Prufer
August 1, 2006:   "Dead Soldier" by Kevin Prufer
July 1, 2006:   "Memo from My Future Self" by Ellen Wehle
May 13, 2006:   "On Day and Night" by James Arthur
March 20, 2006:   "Atlantis—A Lost Sonnet" by Eavan Boland
February 14, 2006:   "Signing the Kills" by John Hennessy
January 9, 2006:   "Early Snow" by Stacie Cassarino

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