Today's poem is "At the Dock at Dusk"

from The Cincinnati Review

Michael Chitwood is a freelance writer and teaches at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous journals. His collection of essays, Hitting below the Bible Belt, was published in 1998 by Down Home Press, and Finishing Touches, a collection of essays and short stories, was published in 2006 by Tryon Press. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Spill (Tupelo Press, 2007)—named as a finalist for ForeWord magazine's poetry book of the year and winner of the 2008 Roanoke-Chowan Prize—and Poor-Mouth Jubilee (Tupelo Press, 2010).

Other poems by Michael Chitwood in Verse Daily:
December 10, 2010:   "Going" by "To seep..."
December 18, 2008:   "Barter" "We invented money..."
December 16, 2007:   "Blue Sky" "Everyone he knew believed in God...."
February 20, 2007:   "The Deer" "I am being prayed for...."

Books by Michael Chitwood:

Other poems on the web by Michael Chitwood:
Three poems
"Dense Fog in Which I Miss the Eastern Seaboard’s Largest Flag Flying over a Toyota Dealership off I-95 near Washington, D.C."
"The Ladder"
Five poems
Two poems
Three poems
Two poems
"The Snowfields at Lone Fountain"
"Duty and History"
Four poems
"The Small-Town Voice of God"

About The Cincinnati Review:

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Editor: Don Bogen

Other poems from The Cincinnati Review in Verse Daily:
June 29, 2011:   "Wing" by Lisa Williams

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