Today's poem is "Spanish Fruit Bomb"

from Gulf Coast

Mary Ruefle's latest volume is The Most of It (Wave Books, 2008). Her other collections include Indeed I Was Pleased With the World (2007), A Little White Shadow (2006), Tristimania (2003), Among the Musk Ox People (2002), Cold Pluto (2001), and Post Meridian (2000). She has received both National Endowments for the Arts and Guggenheim fellowships, as well as an Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and a Whiting Foundation Writer's Award. She lives and teaches in southern Vermont.

Other poems by Mary Ruefle in Verse Daily:
July 10, 2008:   "A Certain Swirl" "The classroom was dark, all the desks were empty..."
July 1, 2008:   "Snow" "Every time it starts to snow, I would like to have..."
August 2, 2004:  "Speak, Zero" "There was a morning bowl of cereal..."

For Books by Mary Ruefle click here.

Other poems on the web by Mary Ruefle:
Four poems
"Talking to strangers"
from A Little White Shadow,
"The Hand"
"Storm Window"

Mary Ruefle according to Wikipedia.

About Gulf Coast:

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Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Art * Department of English * University of Houston * Houston, TX 77204-3013
Poetry Editors: Paul Otremba, Brian Russell and Kent Shaw
Other poems by Gulf Coast in Verse Daily:
October 30, 2008:   "Red" by Allan Petterson
October 29, 2008:   "My Heart to Fear" by Heather McHugh
June 15, 2008:   "The End" by Victoria Chang
June 14, 2008:   "Morality" by Susie Meserve
June 10, 2008:   "First Date, and Still Very, Very Lonely" by Brenda Shaughnessy
March 10, 2008:   "Reclamation" by Bob Hicok

March 9, 2008:   "Parable of a Blade of Grass" by Roger Reeves
April 18, 2005:  "Sonnet" by Karen Volkman
April 4, 2005:  "Figures We're Meant to Believe In" by George Looney
March 14, 2005:  "The Museum of Being Born" by Jennifer Militello

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