Today's poem is "Bone Fires"
from Bone Fires
Mark Jarman is the author of nine books of poetry: North Sea (1978), The Rote Walker (1981), Far and Away (1985), The Black Riviera (1990), Iris (1992), Questions for Ecclesiastes (1997), Unholy Sonnets (2000), To the Green Man (2004), and Epistles (2007). He has also published two collections of his prose, The Secret of Poetry (2000) and Body and Soul: Essays on Poetry (2001). Jarman is an elector of the American Poets' Corner at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. His awards include a Joseph Henry Jackson Award for his poetry, grants from the National Endowment for the Arts in poetry, and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship in poetry. His book The Black Riviera won the 1991 Poets' Prize. Questions for Ecclesiastes won the 1998 Lenore Marshall Poetry prize from the Academy of American Poets and The Nation magazine. He is Centennial Professor of English at Vanderbilt University.
Other poems by Mark Jarman in Verse Daily:
June 9, 2007: "Aware of Angels" " They are drunk and amused with themselves...."
August 2, 2002: "Sonnet Number 13" "BlessŤdnessnot only in a face / But in the air..."
Books by Mark Jarman:
Other poems on the web by Mark Jarman:
"The Wee Spider"
"In the Rose Garden"
"Unholy Sonnet 1"
"The Northern Lights"
"Prayer for Our Daughters"
Mark Jarman according to Wikipedia.
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