Today's poem is "Love Like Rocks"

from Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Stephen Massimilla's book Forty Floors From Yesterday (Bordighera, 2002) won the Sonia Raiziss-Giop Prize. He also received the Grolier Poetry Prize, a Van Renssalaer Prize, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and two Pushcart nominations. Massimilla has recent work in Chelsea, The Colorado Review, Cottonwood, The Cream City Review, Provincetown Arts, Rosebud, and other journals. He teaches Western classics, modernist poetry and modernist fiction in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

All the poems by Stephen Massimilla that have appeared on Verse Daily:
September 28, 2005:   "Thinks Herself Precious at a Price" " Rounding the Cape Horn, you looked..."
March 16, 2003:  "Two in Tropic Twilight" "If I once quickened among the whips..."

Books by Stephen Massimilla: Forty Floors from Yesterday

About Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review:
Poets in this issue: Zoran Anchevski, Lidija Dimkovska, Tihomir Jancovski, Kata Kulavkova, Nikola Madzirov, and Vladimir Martinovski, V.T. Abercrombie, Mary Angeles Armstrong, Barry Ballard, Kimberley L. Becker, Terry Blackhawk, Margaret H. Brooks, Robert Burlingame, Nan Byrne, Douglas G. Campbell, R.S. Carlson, Karla Clark, Gary Cooke, William Virgil Davis, Diane Shipley DeCillis, Brett DeFries, Melissa del Bosque, Rebecca Dunham, Steve Fowler, Madelyn Garner, Michael J. Grabell, Kelle Groom, Nanette Guadiano-Campos, Katie Rose Guest, J. Todd Hawkins, P. Hurshell, Ulf Kirchendorfer, Dean Kostos, Brandon Lewis, Lyn Lifshin, Stephen Massimilla, Karen McBurney, Kathleen M. McCann, Joyce McKinley, Michael B. McMahon, Hassan Melehy, Sheila Tengley Moore, Michael Charles Murray, Robert Nazarene, David Parker, Joel B. Peckham, Jr., Simon Perchik, Lee Peterson, Tina Rabb, Stephen R. Roberts, José Antonio Rodríguez, Mark Sealey, Anis Shivani, Avery K. Slater, John E. Smelcer, D.E. Steward, David Taylor, Judith Terzi, Charles Thomas, Julia Wendell, Heather Hallberg Yanda, D.E. Zuccone, Fredrick Zydek

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Editors: Usha Akella

Other poems from Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review that have appeared on Verse Daily:
January 29, 2003:  "Cant" by Meghan Hickey
January 28, 2003:  "After Drought, Flood" by Kimberly Meyer
January 22, 2003:  "The More Moon, the Less Strewn Years: I Am Ended by Harsh and Grass" by Juan Carlos Vargas

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