®

Today's poem is "Hokkaido"

from Beloit Poetry Journal

Lucia Perillo, a MacArthur Fellow, is the author of four previous books of poetry that have won the Norma Farber First Book Award, the Kate Tufts Prize, the Balcones Prize, and the Kingsley Tufts Award. Her critically acclaimed memoir, Iíve Heard the Vultures Singing: Field Notes on Poetry, Illness, and Nature, was published in 2007.

Other poems by Lucia Perillo in Verse Daily:
January 19, 2009:   "Altered Beast" "You were a man and I used to be a woman..."
May 31, 2005:  "Chum" ""How come we all don't have the luxury of our ghosts..."
July 3, 2003:  "A Simple Campsong" "In the days of yore, three handsome drunks..."

Books by Lucia Perillo:

Other poems on the web by Lucia Perillo:
"This Red T-Shirt"
Eight poems
"The Oldest Map with the Name America"
Nine poems
"Four Red Zodiacs"
"The Van with the Plane"

Lucia Perillo According to Wikipedia.

About Beloit Poetry Journal:

Subscription: 1 year (4 issues), $18
Beloit Poetry Journal * P.O. Box 151 * Farmington, ME 04938
Editor: John Rosenwald & Lee Sharkey

Other poems from Beloit Poetry Journal in Verse Daily:
March 6, 2010:   "Hokkaido" by Nathaniel Perry
September 10, 2009:   "Destinations, VI." by Nick Courtright
June 22, 2009:   "A Dog in Hanoi" by Joseph Duemer
February 25, 2009:   "Evening" by Steve Wilson
December 8, 2008:   ": Shadow : Dwelling : " by Jessica Goodfellow
September 13, 2008:   "Difficult Speech: Welcome" by Molly Tenenbaum
May 29, 2008:   "A Song in There" by Betsy Sholl
May 27, 2008:   "Apostrophe to What's Still Here" by Christine Marshall
February 12, 2008:   "Jazz from Cripple City" by Stephen Kuusisto
December 27, 2007:   "Fetching" by Christopher Matthews
December 26, 2007:   "One of the Magi" by Greg Wrenn
September 14, 2007:   "A Story About Things" by Heather Maki
September 13, 2007:   "The Chapter of the Rending in Sunder" by Mia Nussbaum
September 10, 2007:   "Extravagance" by Steve Wilson
March 25, 2007:   "Lullaby" by Seth Abramson
March 24, 2007:   "Directions" by Erin Malone
March 20, 2007:   "Doing Hegel's Laundry" by Melissa Tuckey
December 7, 2006:   "Ghost Train" by Rhoda Janzen
September 19, 2006:   "Blue Visits" by Rane Arroyo
June 25, 2006:   "The Mortgaging of Self Is Done" by Aimée Sands
June 20, 2006:   "Sisyphus" by Malcolm Alexander
March 31, 2006:   from The Book of Zeros by Sam Reed
March 30, 2006:   "What You See If You Use Water as a Mirror" by Jessica Goodfellow
March 28, 2006:   "St. Francis in Winter" by Marianne Boruch
March 27, 2006:   "Marianne Boruch" by Matthew Thorburn
January 13, 2006:   "from Gomorrah, a sequence" by Tony Brinkley
January 4, 2006:   "For Orts" by Ander Monson
January 1, 2006:   "Milkweed" by Susan Maxwell
September 8, 2005:   "Roman Elegy" by Michael Snediker
September 7, 2005:   "Faced with 8:38" and "8:38 is straw" " Mary Molinary
September 5, 2005:   "Off in the darkness hourses moved restlessly" " Albert Goldbarth
July 23, 2005:   "Elemental: Nitrogen" Suzanne Heyd
July 22, 2005:   "The Blue-Gray Body of the Zambezi" Dawn Lonsinger
July 20, 2005:   "Making History" and "A Disappearing Act" Karl Elder
March 4, 2005:  "Catherine Blake" by Rebecca Dunham
March 3, 2005:  "Cartographic" by Joshua Rivkin
March 2, 2005:  "Turning 50" by Bruce A. Jacobs
August 28, 2004:  "Obsolescence" by Leigh Anne Couch
August 27, 2004:  "The Weight of the World" by Frank Steele
August 26, 2004:  "For the Suicides" by Lola Haskins
August 25, 2004:  "Half Life" by Reynolds Dixon
August 24, 2004:  "The Last Ivory-Billed Woodpecker" by Bruce Tindall
June 11, 2004:  "Famish" by Lisa Furmanski
June 8, 2004:  "A Short History of the Republic" by John Haines
March 7, 2004:  "Waning Moon" by Conrad Hilberry
March 5, 2004:  "Portrait of the Family Without a Father" by Ken Victor
March 4, 2004:  "At the Intersection" by Andrea Heny
March 1, 2004:  "Marriage Bed" by Annie Boutelle
December 23, 2003:  "Exactly at midnight" by Margaret Aho
April 8, 2003:  "The Totality of Facts" by Allan Peterson

Support Verse Daily
Sponsor Verse Daily!

Home  Archives   Web Monthly Features  About Verse Daily   FAQs  Submit to Verse Daily   Publications Noted & Received   Copyright © 2002-2010 Verse Daily All Rights Reserved