Today's poem is "After the Affair"

from Cave Wall

Claudia Emerson earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was poetry editor for The Greensboro Review. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Smartish Pace, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, TriQuarterly, Crazyhorse, New England Review, and other journals. Pharaoh, Pharaoh (1997), Pinion, An Elegy (2002), and Late Wife (2005) were published as part of Louisiana State University Pressís signature series, Southern Messenger Poets. Late Wife won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. She is Professor of English and Arrington Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Other poems by Claudia Emerson in Verse Daily:
June 5, 2005:  from "Girls' School" ""Everything here measures: weight, effort, sin..."
February 2, 2005:  "Second Bearing, 1919" "I have asked him to tell it..."

About Cave Wall:
Poets in this issue: Claudia Emerson , Claudia Emerson, Robert Wrigley, Christine Garren, Charlotte Matthews, Evie Shockley, Fred Chappell, Jim Peterson, A. Van Jordan, Sunshine Ison

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Other poems from Cave Wall in Verse Daily:
February 15, 2007:   "Surprising the Gods" by Dan Albergotti

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