Today's poem is "Blackout"

from Court Green

Derek Mong is the 2006 Ruth and Jay C. Halls Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds an MFA from the Univesity of Michigan. Last spring he was awarded the Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Prize from the Missouri Review. Recent poems and translations can be found in The Southern Review, Third Coast, The Southeast Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Artful Dodge.

About Court Green:
Poets in this issue: David Kresh, Judith Kroll, Judith Taylor, James Grinwis, Catherine Theis, Maggie Smith, Susie Timmons, Larry Sawyer, P. Scott Cunningham, Gregory Crosby, Lesley Jenike, Robert McDonald, Caroline Walker, Brenda Coultas, Jo McDougall, Sheila E. Murphy, Elaine Equi, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Nate Pritts, Mike White, Brian Kloppenberg, Mary DeNardo, Claudia Carlson, Elizabeth Savage, Jennifer Willoughby, Derek Mong, Darcie Dennigan, Michael Rerick, Liz AM, Jeff Calareso, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Phyllis Koestenbaum, Cynthia Arrieu-King, Sophia Kartsonis, Andrea Dulanto, Larry Janowski, Joan Larkin, Shane McCrae, Susan Tichy, Dawn Tefft, Michael Robins, Nick Twemlow, James Brock, Nin Andrews, Kelle Groom, Peter J. Grieco, Robin Chapman, CJ Evans, Valerie Martt Wallace, Susan Rich, Sarah Lilius, Elaine Equi, Aaron Belz, Tom Orange, Cullen Bailey Burns, Andrew Kozma, Clay Matthews, Alan Michael Parker, Matthew Brogan, Jerome Sala, Darcie Dennigan, Matt Lombardi, Kurt Brown, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Gail Mazur, Claudia Carlson, Susie Timmons, David Baratier, Michael Estes, Terrance Hayes, Joshua Edwards, N Courtright, Kate Umans, Idra Novey, Andrew Sage, Paige Ackerson Kiely, Naomi Shihab blackout, D.H. Lawrence, Novica Tadic, Steven Teref, Maja Teref, Kathryn Regina, Jenny Browne, George Kalamaras, Alicia Rabins, Eve Packer, Juda Bennett, Nava EtShalom, Christopher Davis, Aaron Smith, Lee Upton, Anthony Robinson, Michael Lally, Terrence Winch, Bernadette Mayer, Muriel Rukeyser

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Court Green * Columbia College Chicago * English Department * 600 S. Michigan Ave * Chicago, IL 60605
Editors: Arielle Greenberg, Tony Trigilio and David Trinidad

Other poems by Court Green in Verse Daily:
March 13, 2007:   "New Year's Eve" by Nate Pritts

August 17, 2006:   "Runaway Model" by James Shea
August 16, 2006:   "Poem: A Tramp Shining (for Jimmy Webb)" by Richard Fox
August 15, 2006:   "Poem: There Might Be Beauty" by Donald Revell

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