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Today's poem is "Speculation"
from Other Romes

Saturnalia Books

Derek Mong ís awards include The Missouri Reviewís Jeffrey E. Smith Editorsí Choice Prize, Alehouseís Happy Hour Poetry Award, and two Hopwoods. His poems, translations, and prose have appeared in The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, The Kenyon Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, TriQuarterly, Court Green, and Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes. He holds an MFA from The University of Michigan and is currently a PhD candidate at Stanford University.

Other poems by Derek Mong in Verse Daily:
March 14, 2007:   "Blackout" "Little blue bolt on a split wire..."

Books by Derek Mong:

Other poems on the web by Derek Mong:
Three poems
"Heft"
"Thumbprint"
"Lines from the Emperor Hadrian and the Poet P. Annius Florus"
"Flying Is Everything I Imagine Now and More"
"A-Fib"
"Dramatic, Spanish Built Custom Colonial"

Derek Mong's Home Page.

About Other Romes:

"'Other Romes' is a fun, thoughtful, and very much recommended collection of verse."
Midwest Book Review



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