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Today's poem is "The Keys to the Jail"

from Northwest Review

Keetje Kuipers earned degrees from Swarthmore College and the University of Oregon. She was the 2007 Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Resident, and from 2009-2011 she was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her book, Beautiful in the Mouth, won the 2009 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize and was published by BOA Editions. Keetje is the Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.

Other poems by Keetje Kuipers in Verse Daily:
May 3, 2009:   "Theory of lost things" "Because loneliness and beauty are inseparable, one is often..."

Books by Keetje Kuipers:

Other poems on the web by Keetje Kuipers:
Six poems
"I Will Away"
"The Doctor"
Nine poems
Four poems
"Prayer"
Three poems
"The Body or its Not"
"After Another Argument Iíve Come to Regret"
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Keetje Kuipers's Website.

About Northwest Review:

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Northwest Review * 369 PLC * University of Oregon * Eugene, OR 97403
Poetry Editor: Garrett Hongo

Other poems from Northwest Review in Verse Daily:
January 30, 2011:   "The Keys to the Jail" by Katrina Roberts
May 4, 2010:   "Good Night, Ladies" by Jennifer Chang
December 18, 2009:   "Sparrows: For Gerald Stern" by Campbell McGrath
December 16, 2009:   "Ode to the Chameleon" by Yusef Komunyakaa
May 18, 2009:   "Cousins" by Debra Nystrom
May 17, 2009:   "Autumn Thoughts on the East Fork" by Charles Wright
May 16, 2009:   "A Wave" by Stuart Dybek
January 19, 2009:   "Altered Beast" by Lucia Perillo
January 14, 2009:   "Post-op, Medical Humanities" by Sandra McPherson
December 20, 2008:   "Hear" by Joseph Massey
June 13, 2008:   "If You Step Off Now" by Dana Roeser
June 9, 2008:   "Cine S-a Fript Cu Ciorba, Suflã şi-n Iaurt" by John W. Evans
July 1, 2007:   "Matter and Disappearance" by Allan Peterson
February 22, 2007:   "Self-Portrait as Bovine" by Chanda Feldman
February 16, 2007:   "Then Thensome" by R. D. King
October 23, 2006:   "Flute Song" by Richard Dankleff
June 9, 2006:   "Bird Call, Wave" by Laurie Lamon
June 6, 2006:   "And came to the place where she recognized herself without fear" by Nina Lindsay
February 26, 2006:   "Inside the Church" by Rebecca Kaiser Gibson
February 21, 2006:   [O Second-Story Man] by Susan Goslee
July 3, 2005:   "Ma (Or Pa)ternal" by Muriel Nelson
February 6, 2005:  "A Sentimental Education" by Lynne Knight
February 5, 2005:  "Panoply" by Kristin Kelly
February 1, 2005:  "Logging Road" by Gigi Marks
June 15, 2004:  "From it and was anew at that time" by Genevieve Kaplan
February 5, 2004:  "Two Sonnets" by John de Stefano
February 3, 2004:  "Tort" by Susanne Kort
October 22, 2003:  "Light of Seville, The Great Palatial House" by Antonio Machado, translated by Willis Barnstone
October 20, 2003:  "Gray" by Allan Peterson
June 18, 2003:  "Feeding" by Kristen Tracy
June 16, 2003:  "The Son of a Carpenter" by David Wagoner
March 2, 2003:  "Lapis" by Martha Zweig
February 28, 2003:  "Immaculate" by Tina Kelley
February 27, 2003:  "Gavotte" by Susanne Kort
August 14, 2002:  "Last Breath at Dawn" by Katie Ford

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