Today's poem is "On Falling and Failing"

from Redactions

J. P. Dancing Bear is the author of Billy Last Crow (Turning Point, 2004). He has recently published poetry in Shenandoah, Poetry International, New Orleans Review, National Poetry Review, Marlboro Review, Mississippi Review, International Poetry Review, and many others. He is the editor of the American Poetry Journal, and the host of “Out of Our Minds,” a weekly poetry program on public radio station KKUP. His next book of poems, Conflicted Light, will be published by Salmon P.

Other poems by J. P. Dancing Bear in Verse Daily:

June 28, 2005:  "West Nile" "The birds began to rust..."
April 27, 2005:  "Iago, the Poet" ""First, let me say it is sickening, this syrupy public..."
February 14, 2005:  "Sky of Sleep" "Sometimes she is a tree..."
August 19, 2004:  "Gacela of Animal Wisdom" "Apollo, Apollo, when will you leave the animals alone?..."
August 8, 2003:  "Island Myths" by "We were once two islands..."
June 14, 2003:  "Persephone at the Farmer's Market" "Even now, I cannot lose the memory of scent...."
May 3, 2003:  "Departing Phoenix" "I swallow bird songs that do not resurface..."
October 10, 2002:  "The Lonelier Moon" "Armstrong has seen it / from its sister...."

About Redactions:
Poets in this issue: Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Virginia Chase Sutton, Edward Schelb, C. J. Sage, Michael Robin, Liz Robbins, Melissa Rhoades, Chad Prevost, Daniel Pinkerton, Alex Phillips, Abby Millager, Jennifer Merrrifield, Karla Linn Merrifield, Nora Mccrea, Tod Marshall, Dawn Lonsinger, Jessica Lindberg, George Kalamaras, Marcia L. Hurlow, Steven Huff, Bob Hicok, William Heyen, Karen Head, Nate Haldeman, James Grabill, Jeannine Hall Gailey, John Erhardt, C. S. Carrier, Rob Carney, Thom Caraway, Laurie Byro, Christopher Buckley, Kurt Brown, Dan Bowman, J. P. Dancing Bear, Walter Bargen, Robyn Art

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Redactions: Poetry & Poetics * 24 College St., Apt. 1 * Brockport, NY 14420
Editors: Tom Holmes, Michelle Bonczek, & Mike Dockins

Other poems from Redactions in Verse Daily:
July 5, 2006:   "Afternoon Ether" by Dawn Lonsinger
December 29, 2005:   "Gray Gone Missing" by Michael Robins
December 26, 2005:   "Ponderous Borer" by Linda Cooper
December 25, 2005:   "Prayer" by Susan Denning
December 20, 2005:   "Fiber Optics" by John Whalen

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