Today's poem is "Lament of Shovel and Bell (noon)"

from American Literary Review

Sharon Dolin is Writer-in-Residence at Eugene Lang College at The New School of Liberal Arts in New York. Her fourth collection of poetry Burn and Dodge, was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in 2008 and won the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, St. Ann's Review Court Green, and The Laurel Review and is forthcoming in New American Writing, 5 am., The Southampton Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Antioch Review. Her poems "Lament of Shovel and Bell (noon)" and "Psalm of the Flying Shell (4:30 a.m.)" are part of a sequence called "Of Hours," inspired by the paintings of Ellen Wiener.

Other poems by Sharon Dolin in Verse Daily:
December 1, 2008:   "To the Family of the Man We Ate 130 Years Ago" "We are sorry, but when your kinsman, the reverend..."
November 26, 2006:   "An Ideal Lure" " Sun-treeing, a tease, I of ten loves took leave..."
July 17, 2004:  "The Truth of Poetry" "At the Philadelphia Zoo, it is true I saw the Galapagos..."

Books by Sharon Dolin:

Other poems on the web by Sharon Dolin:
Three poems
Seven poem
"Blue Ladder (9 a.m.)"
"Sunglasses in the Subway"
Two poems
"Ode to Nitrous Oxide"
Two poems

Sharon Dolin's Website.

About American Literary Review:

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Poetry Editors: Bruce Bond and Corey Marks

Other poems from American Literary Review in Verse Daily:
August 31, 2002:  "November Valentine" by Michael Theune

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