Today's poem is "Paul Celan's Ashes"

from The Bitter Oleander

Ray Gonzalez is author of Renaming the Earth: Personal Essays (University of Arizona Press, 2008) and Cool Auditor: Prose Poems (BOA Editions, 2010). He is the publisher of Luna: A Journal of Poetry and Translation, which has recently begun appearing again. He is Professor of English at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he teaches in the MFA Program, and serves on the faculty for Solstice, the low residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College.

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Other poems on the web by Ray Gonzalez:
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Other poems by The Bitter Oleander in Verse Daily:
January 6, 2010:   "Paul Celan's Ashes" by Alan Britt
January 4, 2010:   "Love Poem with Exiles" by Octavio Quintanilla
November 16, 2008:   "What Kind of an Animal Would Do That" by Laurie Blauner
November 15, 2008:   "The Voice of The Insomniac " by Blanca Castellón, translated by J. P. Dancing Bear
April 20, 2008:   "Coal Seam Fire" by Steven D. Schroeder
April 19, 2008:   "From a Dead Fox In a Suburban Backyard" by Robert Pesich
December 22, 2007:   "Tissue Culture" by Robert Pesich

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