Today's poem is "The Loneliness of Dogs"
from The Kingdom of Possibilities
Tim Mayo holds an ALB, cum laude, from Harvard University and an MFA from The Bennington Writing Seminars. Among the awards his poetry has garnered are two International Merit Awards from Atlanta Review, finalist in the 2007 Winning Writers. com War Poetry Contest and two nominations to the 2008 Best of the Net Anthology, one from Babel Fruit and the other from The Rose and Thorn Literary E-zine. In 2000 he was a semi-finalist in the "Discovery"/The Nation Poetry Contest and has been awarded two fellowships to the Vermont Studio Center's annual Vermont Artist's Week. His chapbook The Loneliness of Dogs (Pudding House Publications) was a finalist in the WCDR 2008 Chapbook Challenge in Ontario, Canada. The Kingdom of Possibilities (in slightly different incarnations) has been a semi-finalist for the 2009 Brittingham and Pollock Awards, a finalist for the 2007 Main Street Rag Award and lastly, a finalist for 2009 May Swenson Award. He is a former member of the Brattleboro Literary Festival author committee and lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Books by Tim Mayo:
Other poems on the web by Tim Mayo:
"Falling Off in Another Country"
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