Today's poem is "Reflexive"
from Is Music

Copper Canyon Press

John Taggart was born in Perry, Iowa, on October 5, 1942. He studied at Earlham College, the University of Chicago, and Syracuse University. While an undergraduate he began editing the poetry magazine Maps, continuing until the mid-1970s. From 1969 to 2001 he taught in the English Department and directed the Interdisciplinary Arts Program at Shippensburg University. He has received the Commonwealth Award for Academic Service, the Chicago Review poetry prize, and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, among others. He lives in the Cumberland Valley of south-central Pennsylvania.

Books by John Taggart:

Other poems on the web by John Taggart:
"Magdalene Poem"
"At the Counters Ball"

John Taggart according to Wikipedia.

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