Today's poem is "Laryngitis"

from Whiskey Island

Philip Dacey is the author of eleven books, most recently Vertebrae Rosaries: 50 Sonnets (Red Dragonfly Press, 2009) and Mosquito Operas: New and Selected Short Poems (Rain Mountain Press, 2010), as well as whole collections of poems about Gerard Manley Hopkins, Thomas Eakins, and New York City. His honors include three Pushcart prizes, two NEA fellowships in creative writing, a Woodrow Wilson fellowship to Stanford, a Discovery award from the New York YM-YWHA's Poetry Center, and a Fulbright lectureship to Yugoslavia. With David Jauss, he co-edited the formalist anthology Strong Measures (Harper & Row, 1986).

Other poems by Philip Dacey in Verse Daily:
April 27, 2006:   "Hunger Essay" " He shows me a place in the forest..."

Books by Philip Dacey:

Other poems on the web by Philip Dacey:
Two poems
"Letter to His Daughter"
Two poems
Two poems
Four poems
"Memorizing Poems"
"Choreographing Whitman: Timber Creek"

Philip Dacey's Website.

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Whiskey Island Magazine * English Department * Cleveland State University * Cleveland, OH 44115
Editor: Krysia Orlowski & Karen Schubert
Other poems by Whiskey Island Magazine in Verse Daily:
November 10, 2008:   "Curtains" by Sarah J. Sloat
November 8, 2008:   "Flares" by Simmons B. Buntin

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