Today's poem is "A Prisoner of Things"

from Pleiades

Alan Michael Parker is the author of two novels and six books of poetry, the most recent of which is Holier Than This forthcoming from Tupelo Press in 2012.

Other poems by Alan Michael Parker in Verse Daily:
October 13, 2004:  "Elephants and Butterflies" "I'm reading Roman history at dinner..."

Books by Alan Michael Parker:

Other poems on the web by Alan Michael Parker:
"I Have Been Given a Baseball ... "
"Sprezzatura with Two Rabbits"
"The God of Draperies"
"Between Poems the Vandals Go"
"I Have Been Given a Baseball ... "
Four poems
"Lovesong with Motor Vehicle"
"Feeding a Poem to a Horse"

Alan Michael Parker's Website.

About Pleiades:

About Pleiades:

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Pleaides: A Journal of New Writing * Department of English * Central Missouri State University * Warrensburg, MO 64093 Editor: Kathryn Nuernberger

Other poems from Pleiades in Verse Daily:
September 7, 2011:   "Camera Lucida" by Joshua Diamond
September 6, 2011:   "Like a Machine, Struggle for Mother" by Andrea Baker
September 1, 2011   "Arrows" by Bruce Bond
March 10, 2011:   "Elegy as a Red Dress" by Victoria Chang
March 7, 2011:   "Aspirin and Shadow" by Chris Forhan
March 1, 2008:   "Apostasy" by Carol Quinn
June 27, 2007:   "The Sunset" by Randall Mann
June 25, 2007:   "There Is No Pretending" by Mary Jo Bang
February 13, 2005:  "Ironwork" by Stephanie Bolster
February 12, 2005:  "Afterworld" by Sophie Cabot Black
February 11, 2005:  "Cruelties" by Stephen Dunn

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