Today's poem is "Bee Purple"
from Selected Poems: 1970-2005

Tupelo Press

Floyd Skloot has written six books of poetry, three memoirs, one collection of essays and four novels. His poems have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Poetry, Georgia Review, Hudson Review, and many more journals and numerous anthologies. He is the winner of the Emily Clark Balch Prize in Poetry from Virginia Quarterly Review and a Pushcart Prize.

Other poems by Floyd Skloot in Verse Daily:
April 24, 2005:  "The Role of a Lifetime" ""He could not imagine himself as Lear...."
September 23, 2004:  "James McNeill Whistler at St. Ives, 1883" "Whistler needs no one to sit for him now...."
October 7, 2002:  Three poems "Scarlet tulip petals strewn by last night's / winds litter the gutter...."

For Books by Floyd Skloot click here.

Other poems on the web by Floyd Skloot:
"Labor Day Party"
Eight poems
"Feast of the Trumpets, Warsaw, 1884"

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