Today's poem is "Don't Fall"
from Now Make an Altar

Carnegie Mellon University Press

Amy Beeder is the author of Burn the Field (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006). Her work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Nation, The Kenyon Review, and other journals. She teaches poetry at the University of New Mexico.

Books by Amy Beeder:

Other poems on the web by Amy Beeder:
Eleven poems
"The Charges Are Stalking & Arson"
Three poems
"Cotton & Turnip"

About Now Make an Altar:

"The counterthrust of Beeder's musical rhythms and striking imagery suggest that her project is to make beautiful metaphor of our dangerous world."
West Branch

"She creates a musical, at times mythical, exploration of how we construct beauty and strangeness."

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