Today's poem is "Artless"
from Our Andromeda

Copper Canyon Press

Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan and grew up in Southern California. She is the author of Human Dark with Sugar (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), winner of the James Laughlin Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Interior with Sudden Joy (FSG, 1999). Shaughnessy’s poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Harper's, The Nation, The Rumpus, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Rutgers University, Newark, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son and daughter.

Other poems by Brenda Shaughnessy in Verse Daily:
June 10, 2008:   "First Date, and Still Very, Very Lonely" "A pleasant, leather poison..."
April 14, 2008:   "Dancing In My Room Alone" "I could be an eel in whirled stillwaters..."
March 28, 2008:   "Magic Turns to Math and Back" "If time were tellable, we wouldn't keep asking...."

Books by Brenda Shaughnessy:

Other poems on the web by Brenda Shaughnessy:
Four poems
Seventeen poems
Four poems
Two poems
Two poems
"Inappropriate Dreams"
Two poems

Brenda Shaughnessy's Website.

Brenda Shaughnessy According to Wikipedia.

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