Today's poem is "Indian Summer"

from J Journal: New Writing on Justice

Judith Skillman's most recent book is Heat Lightning: New and Selected Poems 1986 - 2006, Silverfish Review Press. The Carnival of All or Nothing is forthcoming from Cervena Brava Press in March, 2009. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, FIELD, The Southern Review, JAMA, The Iowa Review, The Midwest Quarterly, and other journals. She has been a Writer in Residence at Centrum.

Other poems by Judith Skillman in Verse Daily:
April 7, 2009:   "The Crinolines" "In cages readied beside water..."
March 17, 2007:   "Dead-Heading the Flowers" "Hold the stem of this flower..."
March 1, 2007:   "Sien" "The picture of sorrow..."
February 13, 2007:   "Meadows" "What would the meadow hold..."
March 8, 2005:  "Field Thistle" ""Herb and spine..."
July 5, 2004:  "Reclaimed" "No, the acre has no hold on me, I told the cold...."
May 6, 2004:  "Lattice," "The Arbor" and "The Espalier" "By its milky light the sun left to grow..."
October 16, 2002:  "Lilacs" "Because they signify a life / less sterile, I twist their stems..."

Books by Judith Skillman:

Other poems on the web by Judith Skillman:
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Judith Skillman's Website.

Judith Skillman according to Wikipedia.

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