Today's poem is "Timbuktu"

from New Zoo Poetry Review

Mike Dockins's first full-length collection of poems, Slouching in the Path of a Comet, is forthcoming from Sage Hill Press early in 2007. A nominee for Best New Poets 2006 and for a Pushcart prize, Mike is co-founding editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including The Gettysburg Review, Crazyhorse, and Third Coast, and they have been featured on Verse Daily. "Dead Critics Society" —a double abecedarian like "Timbuktu"— will appear in The Best American Poetry 2007, guest edited by Heather McHugh. Mike also appears with his band Clop.

Other poems by Mike Dockins in Verse Daily:
August 10, 2006:   "Dead Critics Society" " Zooks! What have I done with my anthologies? I'll need a..."
February 18, 2004:  "Monsoon" "Dear 100th rejection slip, I am learning to spell..."

About New Zoo Poetry Review:
Poets in this issue: Frannie Lindsay, Marlys West, Jackie Bartley, Amy Billone, M.A. Schaffner, Carol Hamilton, Nicole Melanson, Lesley Jenike, James Doyle, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Louis McKee, Sandra Beasley, Beau Boudreaux, Stuart Hoskins, Lynda Fleet Perry, Donna Pucciani, Lynn Levin, Leonard Gontarek, Fredrick Zydek

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Editor: Angela Vogel

Other poems from New Zoo Poetry Review in Verse Daily:
March 10, 2005:  "Grief" by Frannie Lindsay
July 16, 2003:  "Revelations" by E. G. Burrows

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