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Today's poem is "Headway beyond Fresh Kills"

from American Poetry Journal

Lois Marie Harrodís 11th book Brief Term, poems about teaching, was published by Black Buzzard Press (2011), and her chapbook Cosmogony won the 2010 Hazel Lipa Chapbook contest (Iowa State University). Her chapbook Furniture won the 2008 Grayson Press Poetry Prize. She won her third poetry fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts in 2003. Over 400 of her poems have been published online and in print journals including American Poetry Review, Blueline, The MacGuffin, Salt, The Literary Review, Verse Daily and Zone 3. A Geraldine R. Dodge poet and former high school teacher, she teaches Creative Writing at The College of New Jersey.

Other poems by Lois Marie Harrod in Verse Daily:
July 2, 2011:   "Love, the English Teacher" "Love, the English teacher, grades the snow...."
April 16, 2006:   "Walt Whitman's Sermon on Spirituality to a Certain Congregation of Worms" " Open your mouth to the cease that surrounds..."
September 27, 2004:  "Voltages for Different Locations" "And I began to think of my heart as a ferris wheel..."

Books by Lois Marie Harrod:

Other poems on the web by Lois Marie Harrod:
Five poems
Two poems
Four poems
Five poems
"Stuck in an Elevator with Medea"
"The Naked Man in the Glass Elevator"
"Lunch at Lakewood Middle School"
"How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth"
Two poems
"The Shadow of a Crow"
"Lucky Seven"

Lois Marie Harrod's Home Page.

Lois Marie Harrod on Twitter.

About American Poetry Journal:

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Editor: J.P. Dancing Bear

Other poems from The American Poetry Journal in Verse Daily:
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April 28, 2011:   "Erasure" by Ralph Angel
April 27, 2011:   "The Folly of Mercutio in a Pacifist Town" by Phoebe Reeves
April 26, 2011:   "Summons" by Sandra Kohler
March 19, 2010:   "Ilona's Eyelids" by Eileen GíSell
March 18, 2010:   "Asphodel" by Angela Vogel
November 30, 2008:   "Winter Sea" by Jacqueline Marcus
November 28, 2008:   "For All Anyone Knows" by Susan Meyers
November 26, 2008:   "Lucifer's Beginning Poetry Workshop" by Philip Memmer
November 25, 2008:   "Black Crosses" by T. Zachary Cotler
November 24, 2008:   "July" by C.J. Sage
September 27, 2007:   "We Little Historians" by Nicolas A. Destino
September 26, 2007:   "Spring" by Jennifer Juneau
September 25, 2007:   "Pacific" by Lola Haskins
September 24, 2007:   "Raft" by Dorianne Laux
March 16, 2007:   "The San Simeon Zebras" by C. J. Sage
March 8, 2007:   "Sevenling (Emotions scramble)" by DGB Featherkile
March 6, 2007:   "Love Note to Alfred E. Neuman" by C. J. Sage
September 1, 2006:   "Clockwork" by Steven D. Schroeder
August 29, 2006:   "At The End Of A Long And Varied Career" by Tom C. Hunley
February 2, 2006:   "Paradise in the City of Shivering Bells" by S.D. Lishan
January 31, 2006:   "Cupid and the Party Dress" by Cassie Sparkman
January 29, 2006:   "When I Was Gone to Summer" by Theodore Worozbyt
January 26, 2006:   "The Dark Pelican" by C.J. Sage
January 23, 2006:   "Holy Spirit" by Nicole Cuddeback
October 6, 2005:   "How to Talk to Your Yard as If Itís Your Lover" by Mary Christine Delea
September 29, 2005:   "Love Song to My Neighborhoods" Kelli Russell Agodon
September 27, 2005:   "Vermont Barn" Lynne Knight
September 26, 2005:   "Enter, Fall" Margot Schilpp
March 1, 2005:  "Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon" by Jeannine Hall Gailey
February 24, 2005:  "Garden of the Material" by B. L. P. Simmons
February 23, 2005:  "Catch" by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Winter Sea 22, 2004:  "Angel Shark" by Hailey Leithauser
Winter Sea 21, 2004:  "A H O Y !" by Jason Gray
Winter Sea 19, 2004:  "It is the Soul" by Hannah Stein

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