Today's poem is "August"
from Out of Attica

The Backwaters Press

William Kloefkorn lives and writes in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he is Emeritus Professor of English at Nebraska Wesleyan University. He has published more than twenty collections of poetry, two books of short fiction, four memoirs, and a collection of children's Christmas stories. The Nebraska Center for the Book named his second memoir, Restoring the Burnt Child, as the "One Book, One Nebraska" selection for 2008. He initiated the Poets-in-the-Schools program in Nebraska and has read his work and conducted workshops in Nebraska and across the country in elementary, junior high, and senior high schools, as well as colleges and universities. His poems and stories have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies. He has received honorary doctorates from Nebraska Wesleyan, Midland College in Fremont, Nebraska, and Ripon College in Wisconsin, and has served for twenty-six years as the Nebraska State Poet, having been named by the Unicameral in 1982. He and his wife, Eloise, have four children—Terry Lynn, John Charles, Tracy Ann, and Robert Karl—and a meaningful assortment of grandchildren.

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Other poems on the web by William Kloefkorn:
Three poems
"The Night Joe Louis Went 21-0 By Dropping Tam Mauriello"

William Kloefkorn according to Wikipedia.

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