Today's poem is "Things That Bend"

from The MacGuffin

Leslie St. John has an MFA from Purdue University, where she served as poetry editor for Sycamore Review. Her poems have appeared in Arkansas Review, Cimarron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Florida Review, and Indiana Review. She won first prize in the 2007 Literature Competition of the National Society of Arts and Letters. Her manuscript Beauty Like a Rope was chosen as a finalist for the Cider Press Review Book Award.

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Poetry Editor: Carol Was

Other poems from The MacGuffin in Verse Daily:
January 19, 2008:   "So a Ballerina Walks into a Biker Bar" by Suzanne Parker
January 12, 2008:   "Like Us" by Maria Costantini
August 11, 2007:   "They May Come to Break Us" by Jamaal May
April 16, 2006:   "Walt Whitman's Sermon on Spirituality to a Certain Congregation of Worms" by Lois Marie Harrod
August 4, 2005:   "Historical Accuracy by Jim Daniels
February 20, 2005:  "For Heaven's Sake" by Anne Ward Jamieson
February 14, 2005:  "Sky of Sleep" by J.P. Dancing Bear
April 3, 2004:  "The Bibliophile" by Jeanne Wagner
April 7, 2003:  "The February of the Bourgeoisie" by Jene Beardsley
November 24, 2002:  Restlessness by James Grinwis
November 12, 2002:  "Sunday Afternoon" by B. D. Love
October 31, 2002:  "What I Believe, with Four Final Words from Li-Young Lee" by Mary Jo Firth Gillett

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