Today's poem is "Contrast"

from Copper Nickel

Jericho Brown received his PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. The recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and the Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. Brown teaches creative writing as an Assistant Professor of English at the University of San Diego. His poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, jubilat, New England Review, Oxford American, and several other journals and anthologies. His first book, Please (New Issues), won the 2009 American Book Award.

Other poems by Jericho Brown in Verse Daily:
February 6, 2009:   "The Gulf" "Seaweed chokes the sand..."

Books by Jericho Brown:

Other poems on the web by Jericho Brown:
Nine poems
"Your Body Made Heavy with Gin"
"Beneath Me"
"Prayer of the Backhanded"
"Track 1: Lush Life"

Jericho Brown's Website.

Jericho Brown according to Wikipedia.

About Copper Nickel:

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Other poems by Copper Nickel in Verse Daily:
February 16, 2010:   "No Narrative" by A. E. Watkins
November 11, 2009:   "Wedding Piņata" by James Hoch
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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