Today's poem is "These Are a Few of My Favorite Things"

from Many Mountains Moving

Joseph Lease's critically acclaimed books of poetry included Broken World (Coffee House Press) and Human Rights (Zooland Books). His poem "Broken World (For James Assatly)" was selected for The Best American Poetry 2002 (Scribner). His poems have also been featured on NPR and published in The AGNI 30th Anniversary Poetry Anthology, VQR, Bay Poetics, Paris Review, and elsewhere. Thomas Fink's book A Different Sense of Power: Problems of Community in Late-Twentieth Century U.S. Poetry includes extensive critical analysis of Lease's poetry. Lease is associate professor of Writing and Literature and chair of the MFA Program in Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

Books by Joseph Lease: Burning Interiors: David Shapiro's Poetry and Poetics, Broken World, Human Rights, The Room, Standing on the Verge: Emerging Poets

Other poems on the web by Joseph Lease:
"New Year At the Unique Motel"
"Words Like Rain"
"Prayer, Broken Off"

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