Today's poem is "Road Trip"
from A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland

Frost Heaves Press

Jessica Goodfellow has a Master's degree in Social Science from the California Institute of Technology, and has worked as a university math teacher, financial analyst, English teacher, and editor. Recipient of the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize, she has work appearing in Best New Poets 2006 and various journals including the Beloit Poetry Journal, Isotope, and RATTLE. She grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and now lives in Kobe, Japan, with her husband and two sons. This is her first chapbook.

Other poems by Jessica Goodfellow in Verse Daily:
March 30, 2006:   "What You See If You Use Water as a Mirror" " In Shinto, the eight elements..."

About A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland:

"A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland displays both the writer's energetic use of language and her intellectual capabilities. This is a manuscript that intertwines biblical mythologies with mathematical history to fascinating effect. Jessica Goodfellow's poetry is invigorating and playful, and I look forward to more work from this promising poet."
—Jeannine Hall Gailey

"Jessica Goodfellow's poetry is eye-opening. A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland carries the reader along on an adventure of provocative thoughts. Physics, Mathematics, and the Bible are all examined and redefined in human terms through original and distinctive language. This collection will leave you craving more from this uniquely captivating poet."
—Lana Hechtman Ayers

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