Today's poem is "Goat"

from Cave Wall

C.J. Sage's poems appear in many journals, including Antioch Review, Black Warrior Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah and The Threepenny Review. Her books include an epic terza rima, Odyssea (Turning Point Books, 2007), Field Notes in Contemporary literature, And We the Creatures and Let's Not Sleep. She teaches at De Anza College and edits The National Poetry Review.

Other poems by C.J. Sage in Verse Daily:
June 19, 2008:   "Some Coin" "Inside, she was hendecagonic...."
March 31, 2008:   "Ostriches" "When my father held his head from the sand for a time..."
March 16, 2007:   "The San Simeon Zebras" by C. J. Sage
January 26, 2006:   "The Dark Pelican" " Her nest is crude (though on the shore it rests..."
November 2, 2005:   "Choir" by C.J. Sage
September 8, 2004:  "Managing Myth" "From time to time the red-winged blackbirds tumble..."
December 31, 2003:  "Litany for Treetops" "The way the wind breaks across a giraffe's neck..."
September 17, 2002:  "Birth Ghazal" and "Bridge Ghazal" "I want to say before I die: my heart is clear; my hands, reborn...."
August 27, 2002:  "Sonnet For Carryhouse and Keeper" "I met a man who'd kept a snail as pet...."

Books by C.J. Sage: Odyssea, Field Notes in Contemporary Literature, And We the Creatures: Fifty-One Contemporary American Poets on Animal Rights and Appreciation, Let's Not Sleep

Other poems on the web by C.J. Sage:
Two poems
"Peripetia, or Flowers for Everyone"
"Memorandum on Human Being"
"The Terza Rima of Bird and Fish"
"Safari, Safari"
Two poems
Two poems

About Cave Wall:
Poets in this issue: William Wenthe, Carrie Fountain, Cj Sage, Sebastian Matthews, Al Maginnes, Norbert Hirschhorn, Emma Bolden, Sandra Beasley, Diana Pinckney, Elizabeth Volpe, Rebecca Mcclanahan, Sharon Kessler, Hailey Leithauser, Richard Jackson, Terri Wolfe, Rebecca Warren, Michael Steffen, Kate Fetherston

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Other poems from Cave Wall in Verse Daily:
September 30, 2008:   "The Sand Speaks" by Sandra Beasley
August 30, 2007:   "Reciprocity" by Carl Phillips
August 27, 2007:   "The Very Old Man" by Patrick Phillips
February 18, 2007:   "After the Affair" by Claudia Emerson
February 15, 2007:   "Surprising the Gods" by Dan Albergotti

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