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Today's poem is "Painting with Winter Scene"
from Play Button

Cider Press Review

Liz Robbins s poems have appeared in Barn Owl Review, Barrow Street, Greensboro Review, Harpur Palate, Margie, New Ohio Review, Poet Lore, Puerto del Sol, and Rattle, among others, and are forthcoming in Cimarron Review, The Journal, New York Quarterly, and Valparaiso Poetry Review, among others. Poems from her first book, Hope, As the World Is a Scorpion Fish (Backwaters P), were featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac and Verse Daily; other poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, and Best of the Net. Robbins is the recipient of an Intellectual Life grant and a Schultz Foundation grant, as well as the First Coast Poetry Award, judged by Robert Bly. In April, 2011, she presented her poetry at a New York Institute of Technology conference in Nanjing, China. Liz is an assistant professor of creative writing at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida.

Play Button is her second book.

Other poems by Liz Robbins in Verse Daily:
September 20, 2009:   "Kentucky Derby Poem (2008)" "Eight Belles, the filly who snapped..."
July 8, 2008:   "Hope, As The World Is A Scorpion Fish" "On the near-island of Rovinj..."

Books by Liz Robbins:

Other poems on the web by Liz Robbins:
"Three Rivers Meet, Become Falls"
"China Poem"
Three poems
"Peach Dream"
"Studio"
"Love is Changing, And I Won't Change"

Liz Robbins's Blog.

About Play Button:

"Liz Robbins’s poems are smart, savvy, dangerous, and as bold as the big hoop earrings her characters are fond of wearing. Robbins does not shy away from the provocative or mischievously formal. By turns elegiac and political, poppy and poignant, Play Button reconciles the good girl with the bad girl in us all."
—Denise Duhamel



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