Today's poem is "Me, The Wife: Versions of Medusa"

from Smartish Pace

Lynnell Edwards teaches at the University of Louisville. Her first book, The Farmer's Daughter, was published by Red Hen Press in 2003.

About Smartish Pace:
Poets in this issue: Tony Hoagland, Ron McFarland, Kathleen Rooney, Liam Rector, Lynnell Edwards, Suzanne Roberts, Nicole Pekarske, Charles Harper Webb, Adam Chiles, Scott Cairns, C.P. Cavafy, Christopher Howell, Shara McCallum, A.E. Stallings, Peter Kline, Susan Howe, Norman Finkelstein, Dennis Saleh, Nicole Cooley, Medbh McGuckian, Gaylord Brewer, Chad Parmenter, Timothy Liu, Gary Fincke, Mary Gilliand, Alison Townsend, R.M. Ryan, Luisa A. Igloria, Pierre de Ronsard, Sally Smits, Vandana Khanna, David Keplinger, Susan Browne, D.H. Tracy, Susan Browne, Mark DeFoe, Mark Kirby, Cheryl Loetscher, Marilyn L. Taylor, Carey McHugh, JoAnn Balingit, Cynthia Schwartzberg Edlow, Suzan Lustig, Maureen McQuerry

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Editor: Stephen Reichert

Other poems from Smartish Pace in Verse Daily:
April 4, 2006:   "Palinurus" by A.E. Stallings
September 22, 2005:   "Capturing a Plum Blossom" by John Pursley III
September 21, 2005:   "eBay Sonnets" Denise Duhamel
September 19, 2005:   "Would-Be Pastoral Elegy" Gail White
February 4, 2005:  "Church" by Megan Snyder-Camp
February 3, 2005:  "Translation" by Robert Morgan
February 2, 2005:  "Second Bearing, 1919" by Claudia Emerson
January 31, 2005:  "Heat Lightning" by Ted Kooser
August 30, 2004:  "Without Mythologies" by Henry Weinfield
August 29, 2004:  "Fifty-Fifty" by Patricia Clark
August 23, 2004:  "Olivia Between Acts" by Stuart Lishan
August 21, 2004:  "Garden" by Theodore Worozbyt
January 8, 2004:  "Missouri River" by Lawrence Revard
January 7, 2004:  "Pontoon Pantoum #505" by Kathy Fagan
January 5, 2004:  "The Fool Card" by Annie Finch
July 30, 2003:  "The Fruit Thereof" by William Wenthe
July 29, 2003:  "Slow Leak" by Ellen Doré Watson
July 28, 2003:  "Poor Excuses" by Andi Werblin
December 1, 2002:  Squirrel Hunting by Edmund August
November 30, 2002:  49 Views of Childhood by Bin Ramke
November 28, 2002:  The Birdhouse by Greg Williamson
November 26, 2002:  A Letter from Mama (1916-1999) by Marilyn Nelson

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