Today's poem is "Love poem"
from Space, in Chains

Copper Canyon Press

Laura Kasischke's thirteen books of poetry and fiction include Space, in Chains (Copper Canyon Press, 2011), Lilies Without (Ausable Press, 2007), Gardening In The Dark (Ausable Press, 2004), and Fire & Flower (Alice James Books, 1998). Her novel Her Life Before Her Eyes was adapted for the screen and starred Uma Thurman. A Guggenheim Fellow in 2009, she teaches in the MFA program at the University of Michigan.

Other poems by Laura Kasischke in Verse Daily:
July 9, 2004:  "January" "The howling pretends to bring on winter..."

Books by Laura Kasischke:

Other poems on the web by Laura Kasischke:
Ten poems
"Bike Ride with Older Boys"
Two poems
"A Storm"
"Your Last Day"

Laura Kasischke According to Wikipedia.

About Space, in Chains:

"Kasischke's intelligence is most apparent in her syntactic control and pace, the way she gauges just when to make free verse speed up, or stop short, or slow down."
The New York Times Book Review

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