Today's poem is "Wedding Piņata"

from Copper Nickel

James Hoch is the author of Miscreants and A Parade of Hands. His work has appeared in many periodicals including Slate, APR, Washington Post and VQR. He is Associate Professor at Ramapo College of NJ and has been awarded fellowships from NEA, Bread Loaf, Sewanee, Frost Place and was a Steinhardt Visiting Writer at Rutgers-Newark MFA program. He lives in Nyack, NY and Seattle, WA.

Other poems by James Hoch in Verse Daily:
July 2, 2007:   "The Car" " He liked the car because it went nowhere..."
June 23, 2006:   "All Things End in Fragrance" and "Starlings" " Out the window, starlings..."
September 30, 2002:  "Furnace" "....We did not believe // it could speak..."

Books by James Hoch:

Other poems on the web by James Hoch:
Five poems
"Night Crabbing"
"The Farm in Coleraine"
"Morning After the Prom"

James Hoch's Website.

About Copper Nickel:

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Other poems by Copper Nickel in Verse Daily:
November 10, 2009:   "Stray Paragraphs, February, Year of the Rat" by John Estes
November 8, 2009:   "Evasion of Privacy" by Jordan Davis
November 6, 2009:   "The Interior Weather of Tree-Clinging Birds" by Sandy Longhorn

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