Today's poem is "It Is Virtually Without Thickness and Has Almost"

from Ninth Letter

Angie Estes is the author of four books, most recently Tryst (2009) and Chez Nous (2005). Her second book, Voice-Over (2002), won the 2001 FIELD Poetry Prize and was also awarded the 2001 Alice Fay di Castagnola Prize from the Poetry Society of America. Her first book, The Uses of Passion (1995), was the winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize and the Cecil Hemiley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Califronia Arts Council, and the Ohio Arts Council.

Other poems by Angie Estes in Verse Daily:
April 20, 2009:   "Take Cover" "and couvre feu, cover the fire..."
October 31, 2007:   "Takeoff" " Mistaken, taken for..."
November 8, 2006:   "The House in Good Taste" " would be one way to think of..."
July 8, 2005:   "Requiem" "Each October the house beyond..."
June 6, 2005:  "Apostrophe" ""How many in a field..."
July 15, 2004:  "Proverbs" "Mortise and tenon, tongue..."
January 19, 2004:  "Kind of Blue" "So the universe is not blue..."

Books by Angie Estes:

Other poems on the web by Angie Estes:
Two poems
Three poems
"True Confessions"
"Cell 7: The Mocking of Christ"

About Ninth Letter:

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June 16, 2009:   "The Widdershins Garden" by Olivia Clare

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