Today's poem is "Starlings"

from The Manhattan Review

Roddy Lumsden's most recent books are Mischief Night - New & Selected Poems (Bloodaxe 2004) and Third Wish Wasted (Bloodaxe 2009). He teaches for The Poetry School and Morley College in London and recently compiled Identity Parade, a major anthology of recent British and Irish poetry due in 2010.

All the poems by Roddy Lumsden that have appeared on Verse Daily:
January 6, 2005:  "Us" "The usual entertainments. The brazen tune..."
December 12, 2004:  "What Love Cannot Do" "It could not save my friend from seeing what a window..."

Books by Roddy Lumsden:

Other poems on the web by Roddy Lumsden:
Twenty-seven poems
Three poems
"The Rolling Mills of Ecorche, Michigan"

Jennifer Chang's Website.

Roddy Lumsden according to Wikipedia.

About The Manhattan Review:

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Editor: Philip Fried
Other poems by The Manhattan Review in Verse Daily:
June 7, 2010:   "Syntax" by D. Nurkse
April 23, 2009:   "Echoing Canto of the Gleaners (Inferno)" by John Kinsella
April 19, 2009:   "Sunday Morning" by Kathryn Simmonds
April 18, 2009:   "Isle Au Haut" by Roddy Lumsden
April 17, 2009:   "Sand" by Bruce Bond
March 13, 2008:   "Coligny" by D. Nurske
March 11, 2008:   "Canto of the Workshop" by John Kinsella

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