Today's poem is "Watch"

from The New Republic

Muriel Nelson has a full-length collection of poems, Part Song (Bear Star Press, 1999), and a chapbook, Most Wanted (ByLine Press, 2003). Her work has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in 88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, The Beloit Poetry Journal, The Marlboro Review, The National Poetry Review, The New Republic, Northwest Review, Ploughshares, The Prague Post, Snake Nation Review, and others.

Other poems by Muriel Nelson in Verse Daily:
July 3, 2005:   "Ma (Or Pa)ternal" "To know, I thought, you have to make a child...."

About The New Republic:
Poets in this issue: Muriel Nelson

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Poetry Editor: Glyn Maxwell

Other poems from The New Republic in Verse Daily:
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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