Today's poem is "Stone Seeking Warmth"

from River Styx

Stephen Dunn is the author of fourteen books of poetry, including the recent What Goes On: Selected and New Poems: 1995-2000 (Norton, 2009). His awards include the Pulitzer and the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He lives in Frostburg, Maryland.

Other poems by Stephen Dunn in Verse Daily:
February 28, 2007:   "Ode to a Heart Loser" "You need not lead with your heart..."
October 22, 2006:   "The Whiner's Progress" " Snow was falling, the temperature too...."
February 11, 2005:  "Cruelties" "When Peter Lorre, Casablanca’s pathetic, good-hearted man..."
October 26, 2004:  "The Waiting" "I waited for you calmly, with infinite patience...."

Books by Stephen Dunn:

Other poems on the web by Stephen Dunn:
Three poems
Nine poems
"Talk to God"
"A Secret Life"
"If a Clown"
Three poems

Stephen Dunn's Website.

Stephen Dunn according to Wikipedia.

About River Styx:

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Other poems from River Styx in Verse Daily:
August 9, 2010:   "Puffer Fish" by Charles Harper Webb
July 2, 2009:   "How to Sleep" by Dorianne Laux
August 2, 2008:   "Sunset Knoll" by George Bilgere
July 7, 2007:   "G Is for Not Just One George" by Mary Jo Bang
January 7, 2007:   "G Is for Not Just One George" by Mary Jo Bang
January 3, 2007:   "God's Ode to Creation" by Maura Stanton
July 23, 2006:   "The Devil's Trill" by Timothy Liu
July 18, 2006:   "The Fern Seed" by Cecily Parks
January 25, 2006:   "Single-Lens Reflex" by Debra Kang Dean
January 12, 2006:   "Becoming Involved" by Elizabeth Rees
June 2, 2005:  "Eighty From Seventy-Eight" by William Gass
May 31, 2005:  "Maybe" Myrna Stone
May 30, 2005:  "Chum" Lucia Perillo
July 2, 2004:  "In Ambient Light" by Greg Rappleye
June 30, 2004:  "Darwin Enters the City of His Birth" by Melanie Dusseau
September 4, 2003:  "Luxembourg howtosleeps at Twilight" by James Doyle
September 3, 2003:  "Thank You" by Molly Peacock
March 7, 2003:  "Love, with Trees and Lightning" by Catie Rosemurgy
March 6, 2003:  "A Leopard Hanging in a Tree" by Eric Rawson
March 3, 2003:  "Waiting With a Stranger" by David Simpson
February 25, 2003:  "Fame and Fortune Cookie" by Richard Cecil
December 6, 2002:  Small Ghost Poem by Lawrence Raab
December 4, 2002:  Bride by Jeanne Marie Beaumont
September 16, 2002:  "Advertisement for the Ford Explorer" by David Roderick
July 27, 2002:  "Heroic Roses" by Elton Glaser

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