Today's poem is "Syntax"

from The Manhattan Review

D. Nurkse's most recent book of poetry is The Border Kingdom (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008), which is reviewed in this issue of MR. In 2009, he received an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

All the poems by D. Nurkse that have appeared on Verse Daily:
April 18, 2009:   "Isle Au Haut" "I spent that August in your mind..."
March 20, 2008:   "Grafton" "Hardly had I died..."
March 13, 2008:   "Coligny" "There was a passerby on that road..."
July 15, 2007:   "Trial Marriage" " Strangers treat each other..."
May 20, 2005:  "Pas De L'Incise" ""We came down from the little mountains..."

Books by D. Nurkse:

Other poems on the web by D. Nurkse:
"The Pale Side of the Leaves"
"Sixteen poems"
"Four poems"
Two poems
Four poems
Three poems
Two poems
Seven poems
"My Father's Closet"
"A Stoop in South Brooklyn"
"A Child in Brooklyn"

About The Manhattan Review:

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Editor: Philip Fried
Other poems by The Manhattan Review in Verse Daily:
April 23, 2009:   "Echoing Canto of the Gleaners (Inferno)" by John Kinsella
April 19, 2009:   "Sunday Morning" by Kathryn Simmonds
April 18, 2009:   "Isle Au Haut" by D. Nurkse
April 17, 2009:   "Sand" by Bruce Bond
March 13, 2008:   "Coligny" by D. Nurske
March 11, 2008:   "Canto of the Workshop" by John Kinsella

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