Today's poem is "The Dusty Smell of Hay"

from Hubbub

Vern Rutsala received his B.A. from Reed College and his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous poetry books. His previous book, The Moment's Equation, was a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry. Among his awards are a Guggenheim fellowship, two National Endowment for Arts fellowships, the Richard Snyder Prize, and the Kenneth O. Hanson Award. Rutsala taught at Lewis & Clark College from 1961-2004.

Books by Vern Rutsala:

Other poems on the web by Vern Rutsala:
Four poems

Vern Rutsala according to Wikipedia.

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Other poems by Hubbub in Verse Daily:
March 15, 2010:   "Key" by Miles Waggener
September 18, 2009:   "Elmer Rice's 'The Adding Machine'" by Marvin Bell
September 17, 2009:   "Girl in a Purple Dress " by Dorianne Laux

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