Today's poem is "Pixels"
from Present Vanishing

Sarabande Books

Dick Allen has received poetry writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, as well as the Robert Frost Prize for Poetry and The Hart Crane Poetry Prize. His books include The Day Before: New Poems (Sarabande Books, 2003), Ode to the Cold War: Poems New and Selected (Sarabande, 1997), Flight and Pursuit, Overnight in the Guest House of the Mystic (Louisiana State University Press), Regions With No Proper Names (St. Martin's Press), and Anon and Various Time Machine Poems (Dell). His poems have been selected for The Best American Poetry volumes of 1991, 1994, 1998, and 1999. They appear in many of America's leading journals, including Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Hudson Review, The Sewanee Review, The Massachusetts Review, The American Poetry Review, The Yale Review, The Kenyon Review, Boulevard, The Gettysburg Review, among others. He recently retired from his position as Charles A. Dana Endowed Chair Professor at the University of Bridgeport.

Other poems by Dick Allen in Verse Daily:
September 20, 2007:   "As If I Wasn't There" " True talent, what is that, we wondered..."

Books by Dick Allen:

Other poems on the web by Dick Allen:
Two poems
"The Accompanist"
"Prayer Flags"
Two poems
Two poems
Three poems

Dick Allen's Home Page.

Dick Allen according to Wikipedia.

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