Today's poem is "Still and All"
from As Is

Copper Canyon Press

James Galvin was raised in northern Colorado. He has published six previous collections of poetry, most recently X. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed prose book The Meadow. His honors include a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation Award, a Lannan Literary Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives near Tie Siding, Wyoming, and is a member of the permanent faculty of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Other poems by James Galvin in Verse Daily:
May 6, 2003:  "Promises Are for Liars" "...Slight as light / Reflected from the stream..."
July 20, 2002:  "Winter Solstice Full Moon at Perigee" "Being in love isn't about being happy...."

Books by James Galvin:

Other poems on the web by James Galvin:
Seven poems
Twenty-two poems
"The Importance of Green"
"My Sister"
"Independence Day, 1956, A Fairy Tale"
"The Sacral Dreams of Ramon Fernandez"
"Untitled, 1968"
"Water Table"
"In My Daughter's Room"
"So Long"

James Galvin According to Wikipedia.

About As Is:

"Galvin [has] the virtues of precise observation and original language... a rigor of mind and firmness of phrasing which make [each] poem an architectural pleasure."
Harvard Review

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