Today's poem is "Ficus"

from Birmingham Poetry Review

Gregory Fraseris the author of two poetry collections, Strange Pietà (Texas Tech, 2003) and Answering the Ruins (Northwestern, 2009). He is also co-author, with Chad Davidson, of the workshop textbook Writing Poetry: Creative and Critical Approaches (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008) and the composition textbook Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing (Continuum, forthcoming in 2012). His poetry has appeared in journals including The Paris Review, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Ploughshares. The recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fraser serves as associate professor of English and creative writing at the University of West Georgia.

Other poems by Gregory Fraser in Verse Daily:
June 21, 2003:  "End of Days" "There are those who swear it will start with the sun..."

Books by Gregory Fraser:

Other poems on the web by Gregory Fraser:
"Spitting Image"

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