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Today's poem is "Girl in a Purple Dress"

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Dorianne Lauxís fourth book of poems, Facts about the Moon (W.W. Norton), is the recipient of the Oregon Book Award. Laux is also author of Awake, What We Carry, and Smoke from BOA Editions, as well as Superman: The Chapbook and Dark Charms, both from Red Dragonfly Press. She teaches poetry at North Carolina State University and is founding faculty at Pacific University's Low Residency MFA Program.

Other poems by Dorianne Laux in Verse Daily:
July 2, 2009:   "How to Sleep" "Let your mountainous forehead..."
June 8, 2009:   "Surrender" "Supine under branches..."
February 23, 2009:   "Dog Moon" "The old dog next door wonít stop barking..."
June 4, 2008:   "Over The Hedge" "We labor in the backyard, weeding..."
September 24, 2007:   "Raft" " Small flying creature for whom..."
May 15, 2006:   "Starling" " Tail a fanfare and the devil's..."

Books by Dorianne Laux:

Other poems on the web by Dorianne Laux:
"Superglue"
"To Kiss Frank"
"Ode to Gray"
"Graveyard at Hurdís Gulch"
Two poems
Thirteen poems
"Dust"
Three poems
"Heart"
Eleven poems (Audio)
"The Shipfitter's Wife"
"Moon in the Window"
"When Can We Leave?"
"Break"
"Juneau Spring"
"How It Will Happen, When"

Dorianne Laux's Blog.

Dorianne Laux according to Wikipedia.

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