Today's poem is "Ostriches"

from The Southeast Review

C.J. Sage edits The National Poetry Review and teaches poetry at De Anza college. Her poems appear in Ploughshares, Shenandoah, The Antioch Review, The Threepenny Review, Prairie Schooner, Backwards City Review, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. Books are Odyssea, Field Notes in Contemporary Literature, And We the Creatures, and Let's Not Sleep. CJ lives in Rio del Mar, California, where she is also a full-time REALTOR®.

Other poems by C.J. Sage in Verse Daily:
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 The Southeast Review:
Poets in this isshue: B.J. Best, Jenny Brown, W. Frank, Marcel Gauthier, Landon Godfrey, Andrew Grace, L.S. Klatt, Doug Ramspeck, C.J. Sage

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Poetry Editor: Dominika Wrozynski
Other poems from The Southeast Review in Verse Daily:
April 14, 2006:   "This Is for the Thunder" by Richard Brostoff
December 8, 2002:  Between Them by Ron Mohring
December 2, 2002:  Marriage as Creative Process by Julianna Baggott

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