Today's poem is "Birds, Women and Writing"

from Columbia Poetry Review

Medbh McGuckian is a graduate of The Queen's University, Belfast with B.A. and M.A. degrees in English. She was the first woman to be named writer-in-residence in that university, where she now regularly teaches. Her volumes of poetry include Venus in the Rain and The Flower Master, which won the Poetry Societyís Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize. On Ballycastle Beach, Marconiís Cottage, Captain Lavender, Selected Poems, and Shelmalier, The Soldiers of Year II and, The Book of the Angel, were all published in the U.S. by Wake Forest University Press.

Other poems by Medbh McGuckian in Verse Daily:
October 23, 2004:  "Unsound Ship" "I grew so stony, so polished within..."
August 3, 2003:  "Sagrario" "Some have in them the deluge..."

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August 21, 2006:   "Say the Boy" by Seth Abramson

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