Today's poem is "Sexual Blossoms and Their Fierce Addictions"

from The Gettysburg Review

Sidney Wade has published four collections of poems, the most recent of which is Celestial Bodies (Louisiana State University Press, 2002). She is the author of Green (University of South Carolina Press, 1998), From Istanbul/Istanbul'dan (poems in translation, Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, Istanbul, 1998), and Empty Sleeves (University of Georgia Press, 1991). Her poems and translations appear regulary in a wide variety of journals, including The Gettysburg Review, Grand Street, the Kenyon Review, the New Republic, the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Poetry, and Two Lines. She translates the poems of Pir Sultan Abdal, Yahya Kemal, and Gulseli Inal from the Turkish. She guest edited the latest issue of Translation Review, an all-Turkish issue focusing on contemporary Turkish literature. She has taught at the University of Florida in the creative writing program since 1993.

Other poems by Sidney Wade in Verse Daily:
September 12, 2002:  "Time and a Dog" by Sidney Wade

About The Gettysburg Review:
Poets in this issue: Robin Ekiss, Sidney Wade, Carol Vanderveer Hamilton, Deborah Bogen, Sarah Gorham, James Haug, Steve Orlen, Jeffrey Harrison, Jay Leeming

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The Gettysburg Review, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1491
Editor: Peter Stitt

Other poems from The Gettysburg Review in Verse Daily:
February 20, 2006:   "How It Came to Be Connecticut" by James Haug

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