Today's poem is "Diagnosis: Birds in the Blood"

from Spillway

Anna Journey is the author of the collection, If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting, University of Georgia, 2009, selected by Thomas Lux for the National Poetry Series. Journey holds a Ph.D. in creative writing and literature from the University of Houston, and she's received a fellowship in poetry from the NEA.

Other poems by Anna Journey in Verse Daily:
March 14, 2011:   "Sometimes a woman sets off alarms" "Sometimes a woman sets off alarms..." March 16, 2009:   "Return as Black Currant" "Because she bleeds dark jelly and French liqueur..."

Books by Anna Journey:

Other poems on the web by Anna Journey:
"Childhood Diorama of a Forgotten Book"
Two poems
"Open House"
"Leaving Texas"
Two poems
"Open House"
"The Devil's Party"
Three poems
"Backwater Blues"
"The Nurse's Diagram of the Tracheotomy"
Eleven poems
"Danse Macabre, Mississippi: My Great-Grandmother Fires a BB Gun"
Four poems
Three poems

Anna Journey According to Wikipedia.

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