Today's poem is "India Rubber Man's Credo"

from Burnside Review

Tony Barnstone is Professor of English at Whinier college, and is the author of eleven books. His first book of poetry, Impure, a finalist for the Walt Whitman Prize of the Academy of American Poets, the National Poetry Series Prize, and other national literary competitions, appeared with the University Press of Florida in 1999. His most recent book of poems, The Golem of Los Angeles, won the Benjamin Saltman Award in Poetry and was published in late 2007 by Red Hen Press. He has won fellowships and poetry awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the Pushcart Prize, the Paumanok Poetry Award, the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize, The Sow's Ear Poetry Contest, the Milton Dorfman Poetry Prize, the National Poetry Competition (Chester H. Jones Foundation), the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry, the Cecil Hemley Award, and the Poetry Society of America.

Other poems by Tony Barnstone in Verse Daily:
July 16, 2008:   "Psalm of Snow" "I had forgotten how to say yes. That's the trick of heartbreak...."
December 17, 2005:   "Spider Woman" " It's hard to process if you have no drive..."
January 13, 2003:  "On Found Objects" "Do you remember the bull's head I made..."

For Books by Tony Barnstone click here.

Other poems on the web by Tony Barnstone:
"The Cave"
Ten poems
Three poems
Thirteen poems and Six translations
Twenty-five poems
"The Video Arcade Buddha"
Seven poems
Three poems

Tony Barnstone's Home Page.

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