Today's poem is "An Ancient Dog Grave, Unearthed During Construction of the Athens Metro"

from Measure

A. E. Stallings' first poetry collection, Archaic Smile (University of Evansville Press) was awarded the 1999 Richard Wilbur Award. She lives in Athens, Greece.

Other poems by A. E. Stallings in Verse Daily:
May 3, 2006:   "Nettles" " March: pinked leaflets sprout..."
April 4, 2006:   "Palinurus" " Sleep is a god, attending when he wills..."
April 14, 2005:  "On the Nearest pass of Mars in 60,000 Years" ""War or Strife—yes, you were always painted..."
February 8, 2005:  "Ultrasound" "What butterfly..."
December 27, 2004:  "The Compost Heap" "It waxed with autumn, when the leaves..."
December 5, 2004:  "Explaining an Affinity for Bats"   "That they are only glimpsed in silhouette..."
April 14, 2004:  "Lilith"   "In the beginning, everything was..."
October 31, 2003:  "A Bone to Pick with You"   "It's time to take the skeleton out of the closet..."
December 9, 2002:  Eurydice Reveals Her Strength   "Dying is the easy part...."
November 27, 2002:  The Wife of the Man of Many Wiles   "Believe what you want to. Believe that I wove..."

Books by A. E. Stallings: Hapax, Archaic Smile

Other poems on the web by A. E. Stallings:
"Extinction of Silence"
Eleven poems
"Four Ribs"
Six poems

A. E. Stallings's Home Page.

A. E. Stallings according to Wikipedia.

About Measure:
Poets in this issue: Dick Davis, Rhina Espaillat, Rachel Hadas, Seamus Heaney, Mark Jarman, Allison Joseph, A.M. Juster, X.J. Kennedy, Brad Leithauser, Kate Light, David Mason, Leslie Monsour, Jennifer Reeser, W.D. Snodgrass, A.E. Stallings, Maura Stanton, Timothy Steele, Deborah Warren, Richard Wilbur

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