Today's poem is "The Crinolines"

from Gargoyle

Judith Skillman's most recent book is Heat Lightning, New and Selected Poems 1986-206 (Silverfish Review Press). The Carnival of All or Nothing is forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press in March 2009. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Field, The Southern Review, JAMA, The Iowa Review, The Midwest Quarterly, and numerous other journals and anthologies. She has been a frequent Writer in Residence at Centrum.

Other poems by Judith Skillman in Verse Daily:
March 17, 2007:   "Dead-Heading the Flowers" "Hold the stem of this flower..."
March 1, 2007:   "Sien" "The picture of sorrow..."
February 13, 2007:   "Meadows" "What would the meadow hold..."
March 8, 2005:  "Field Thistle" ""Herb and spine..."
July 5, 2004:  "Reclaimed" "No, the acre has no hold on me, I told the cold...."
May 6, 2004:  "Lattice," "The Arbor" and "The Espalier" "By its milky light the sun left to grow..."
October 16, 2002:  "Lilacs" "Because they signify a life / less sterile, I twist their stems..."

Books by Judith Skillman:

Other poems on the web by Judith Skillman:
Three poems
Two poems

Judith Skillman's Website.

Judith Skillman according to Wikipedia.

About Gargoyle:

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Other poems by Gargoyle in Verse Daily:
October 10, 2003:  "Trespass" by Timothy Liu
October 8, 2003:  "College" by Adrienne Su
August 14, 2003:  "Somnambulist" by Katherine Soniat

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