Today's poem is "Hammerhead on the Atlantic"

from Passages North

John Pursley III teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Alabama, where his is also a poetry editor for Black Warrior Review. This year he was selected as the Editor's Choice for the Mid-American Review James Wright Award and received the Hackney Literary Award in Poetry. His recent work appears in The National Poetry Review, Poetry International, River City, and Smartish Pace.

Other poems by John Pursley III in Verse Daily:
October 8, 2005:   "Untitled Interior" " The grapefruit tree has died...."
September 22, 2005:   "Capturing a Plum Blossom" " In the center of the table..."

About Passages North:
Poets in this issue: Frannie Lindsay, Bob Hicok, Esther Lee, Kristin Henderson, Jennifer Foerster, Derek Sheffield, John Pursley III, Matthew Thorburn, Bruce Bond, Kathleen Rooney, Shana Deets, Scott K. Odom, William Jolliff, Paul Guest, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Pamela McClure, William Watt, Jacqueline Kolosov-Wenthe, Charles Harper Webb, Theodore Worozbyt, Darrell Bourque, David Welch, Matthew Guenette, Amanda Yskamp, Brad Richard, Jessie L. Janeshek, Miles Waggener, Michelle Mitchell-Foust, Mitchell Metz, Phillip Crymble, Adam Day, James Grinwis, Ethan Bull, Matthew Sadler, Jonelle Wilkinson Seitz, Christopher Davis, Henry Hughes, John Jenkinson, Henry Israeli, Maria Terrone, Ann McGovern

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Passages North * Department of English * Northern Michigan University * 1401 Presque Isle * Marquette, MI 49855 Poetry Editors: Austin Hummell, Emily Walters, Eric Smith

Other poems from Passages North in Verse Daily:
March 27, 2006:   "Marianne Boruch" by Matthew Thorburn
March 24, 2006:   "The Numbers are Not In" by Paul Guest
March 21, 2006:   "Weather Report" by Bob Hicok

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