Today's poem is "Girl Under Bug Zapper"
from Circles Where the Head Should Be

University of North Texas Press

Caki Wilkinson graduated from Rhodes College and Johns Hopkins University. She received a 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Yale Review, and other journals. She lives in Cincinnati.

Other poems by Caki Wilkinson in Verse Daily:
December 15, 2006:   "Fisher King" " They sold my favorite dive..."

Books by Caki Wilkinson:

Other poems on the web by Caki Wilkinson:
"Storm and Stress"
Two poems
Three poems
"Bower Bird"
"Lady on a Unicycle"
Eleven poems (Audio)
"The Shipfitter's Wife"
"Moon in the Window"
"When Can We Leave?"
"Juneau Spring"
"How It Will Happen, When"

About Circles Where the Head Should Be:

"Circles Where the Head Should Be has its own distinctive voice, a lively intelligence, insatiable curiosity, and a decided command of form. These qualities play off one another in ways that instruct and delight. An irresistible book."
—J. D. McClatchy

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