Today's poem is "Being a Model"

from Margie

David Wagoner has published seventeen books of poetry, most recently Good Morning and Good Night (University of Illinois Press, 2005), and ten novels, one of which, The Escape Artist, was made into a movie by Francis Ford Coppola. He won the Lily Prize in 1991, has been nominated twice for the National Book Award, and has won the Zabel Prize, the Blumenthal-Leviton-Blonder Prize, the Eunice Tietjens Prize, the English Speaking Union Prize, the Levinson Prize, and the Union League Proze of Poetry (Chicago), and the William Stafford Memorial Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers. He was chancellor of the Academy of American Poets for 23 years. He has taught at the University of Washington since 1954 and was the Editor of Poetry Northwest until its end in 2002.

All the poems by David Wagoner that have appeared on Verse Daily:
September 21, 2007:   "My Snake" " By the railroad tracks, on cinders..."
August 7, 2007:   "Free Fall" " At first he's making better and better time..."
December 19, 2005:   "The Elephant's Graveyard" " Their huge gray shapes were trudging up a trail..."
June 16, 2003:  "The Son of a Carpenter" "He knew the shapes and the gnarled persuasions..."

Books by David Wagoner: Mad Hat, Good Morning and Good Night, The House of Song, Traveling Light, Walt Whitman Bathing, Through the Forest, Collected Poems: 1956-1976, The Road to Many a Wonder, Straw for the Fire, Baby Come on Inside, The Nesting Ground, a Book of Poems, Rock, Sleeping in the Woods, The Hanging Garden, The Escape Artist, Staying Alive, Money Money Money, Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight?, The man in the middle, Landfall, First Light, In Broken Country, Working Against Time, A Place to Stand, Riverbed, Whole Hog, A Guide To Dungeness Spit

Other poems on the web by David Wagoner:
"On Motel Walls"
"Eating a Toad"
Two poems

David Wagoner according to Wikipedia.

About Margie:

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Other poems from The American Poetry Journal in Verse Daily:
January 22, 2008:   "The Woman Who Is Early" by Nin Andrews
February 1, 2006:   "Judges" by Larissa Szporluk
October 31, 2004:  "Apeland" by Matthew Ladd
October 30, 2004:  "Madness in the Form of Birds" by George Looney
October 29, 2004:  "Not Even Doublewide" by A. Loudermilk
October 26, 2004:  "The Waiting" by Stephen Dunn
December 15, 2003:  "Soldiering" by Daniel J. Langton
November 26, 2003:  from "The Startled Heart" by Eve Joseph

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