Today's poem is "Rock Me, Mama"

from Harvard Review

Erica Dawson's collection Big-Eyed Afraid (Waywiser Press, 2007) won the 2006 Anthony Hecht Prize, and was named best debut of 2007 by Contemporary Poetry Review. Her poems are forthcoming in Alehouse Review and Best American Poetry 2008. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Other poems by Erica Dawson in Verse Daily:
February 28, 2009:   "One Fish, Two Fish" "Downstairs, dolphins eat minnows, schoolgirls shriek..."

Books by Erica Dawson:

Other poems on the web by Erica Dawson:
Two poems
"God Girl"

About Harvard Review:

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Poetry Editor: Major Jackson

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July 30, 2008:   "Trajectory" by Laurie Blauner
July 28, 2008:   "Captain America" by Matt Hart
January 9, 2008:   "Canto of the Examination (24: Eighth Sphere)" by John Kinsella
January 7, 2008:   "The Traffic" by Philip Schultz
July 12, 2007:   "The Riddle of the Sphinx Moth" by Sarah Hannah
July 8, 2007:   "Confessions of a Music Box" by Bruce Bond
February 11, 2007:   "Children" by Steven Cramer
February 10, 2007:   "In Muir Woods" by June Beisch
January 11, 2007:   "On Divination by Birds" by Kimberly Johnson

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