Today's poem is "The Method"
from Mars Being Red

Copper Canyon Press

Marvin Bell, author of seventeen books of poetry, has been the recipient of the Lamont Award from the Academy of American Poets, Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and Senior Fulbright appointments to Yugoslavia and Australia. Bell is a longtime member of the faculty of the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa, where he is Flannery O'Connor Professor of Letters. He has been called "a maverick" and "an insider who thinks like an outsider," and his poems, his teaching, and his column in The American Poetry Review, "Homage to the Runner," have influenced a generation of poets.

Other poems by Marvin Bell in Verse Daily:
April 7, 2004:  "Epithalamium" "If you twist a rope..."

Books by Marvin Bell: Mars Being Red, Rampant, The Book of the Dead Man, These Green-Going-To-Yellow, Nightworks, Ardor, Wednesday, Drawn by Stones, by Earth, by Things That Have Been in the Fire, Escape Into You, God's Mistress, Iris of Creation, A Marvin Bell Reader: Selected Poetry and Prose, New and Selected Poems, Poetry for A Midsummer's Night, A Probable Volume of Dreams, Residue of Song, Segues, Stars Which See Stars Which Do Inscribed, Woo Havoc

Other poems on the web by Marvin Bell:
Two poems
Ten poems
"Poem Post-9/11/01"
Twelve poems
"To Dororthy"
"The Poems I Want to Hear"
Two poems

Marvin Bell According to Wikipedia.

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