Today's poem is "Orchid Anatomy"

from Redivider

Claudia Emerson earned her BA from the Univesity of Virginia and her MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Pharaoh, Pharaoh (1997), Pinion, An Elegy (2002), and Late Wife (2005) were published as part of Louisiana State University Press's signature series. Southern Messenger Poets, edited by Dave Smith. Late Wife, won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Figure Studies, her fourth collection, will be published in the fall of 2008, also by LSU. She is Professor of English and Arrington Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Mary Washington College.

Other poems by Claudia Emerson in Verse Daily:
March 29, 2007:   "Animal Funerals, 1964" "That summer, we did not simply walk through..."
February 18, 2007:   "After the Affair" "There was no one to tell, so it settled..."
June 5, 2005:  from "Girls' School" ""Everything here measures: weight, effort, sin..."
February 2, 2005:  "Second Bearing, 1919" "I have asked him to tell it..."

Books by Claudia Emerson: Figure Studies, 2006 Pulitzer Prize Set , Late Wife (THE 2006 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER - Limited SIGNED Edition, POETRY) (Leather Bound) , Late Wife , Pinion: An Elegy, Pharaoh, Pharaoh

Other poems on the web by Claudia Emerson:
Four poems
Three poems
"Piano Fire"

Claudia Emerson according to Wikipedia.

About Redivider:
Poets in this issue: Sarah Green, Zachary Schomburg, Billy Collins, Todd Boss, Bob Watts, Claudia Emerson, Juan Martinez, Erika Meitner, Kevin McFadden, Jason Bredle, Jeffrey Bean, Mia Nussbaum, Paul Muldoon, Richard Jordan, Kurt Brown, Peter Waldor, Tim Lockridge

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Poetry Editor: Cam Terwilliger

Other poems from Redivider in Verse Daily:
April 7, 2008:   "Twilight Box" by Jason Bredle
May 27, 2007:   "The Walls" by Matthew Henriksen
May 24, 2007:   "Western Fragment" by Tracy K. Smith
May 23, 2007:   "My Nightmare" by Paul Guest
May 21, 2007:   "XOXO Los Angeles" by Ian Harris
February 1, 2007:   "Zip_________" by Chad Reynolds
January 30, 2007:   "The Cave" by Christine DeSimone
June 16, 2006:   "How Small Pains" by Molly Bendall
June 15, 2006:   "Fall" by Bob Hicok

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