Today's poem is "Winter Song"
from Something Bright, Then Holes

Soft Skull Press

Maggie Nelson is most recently the author of The Red Parts (Free Press, March 2007), a nonfiction book about her family and criminal justice, and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions(Univ of Iowa press, Oct 2007), a critical study about poetry and painting. She is also the author of three previous collections of poetry, including Jane: A Murder (2005), which was a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir, The Latest Winter (2003), and Shiner (2001), which was a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. She has taught literature and writing at Wesleyan University, the Graduate Writing Program of the New School, and Pratt Institute of Art. In 2005 she joined the faculty of the School of Critical Studies at CalArts in Valencia, California. She lives in Los Angeles.

Other poems by Maggie Nelson in Verse Daily:
May 4, 2006:   "Tell Me" " You are gone now, truly..."

Books by Maggie Nelson: Something Bright, Then Holes, The Red Parts: A Memoir, Jane: A Murder, The Latest Winter, Shiner

Other poems on the web by Maggie Nelson:
From Jane

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