Today's poem is "The Violence of Violins"
from Hurt Into Beauty

FutureCycle Press

Paul Hostovsky is the author of three previous books of poetry, A Little in Love a Lot (2011), Dear Truth (2009), and Bending the Notes (2008), all from Main Street Rag. He has published work in Carolina Quarterly, Shenandoah, Tar River Poetry, Poetry East, Spoon River Poetry Review, Poet Lore, The Sun, and many other journals and anthologies. His poems have won a Pushcart Prize, the Muriel Craft Bailey Award from The Comstock Review, and chapbook contests from Grayson Books, Riverstone Press, Frank Cat Press, and Split Oak Press. His poems have also been featured on Verse Daily, The Writer's Almanac, and Best of the Net 2008 and 2009. He lives in Boston where he has worked for 25 years as a sign language interpreter.

Other poems by Paul Hostovsky in Verse Daily:
October 13, 2011:   "Waiting Room" "The woman with the portable oxygen tank..."
March 2, 2007:   "Dusk Outside the Braille Press" "The lights go on in all the windows but one...."
February 14, 2007:   "Love Poem" "I love this poem...."
July 15, 2006:   "Picture of a House" " There are several V's in my daughter's drawing...."

Books by Paul Hostovsky:

Other poems on the web by Paul Hostovsky:
Two poems
Two poems
"Go Children Slow"
"Throwing Snowballs at Cars"
Four poems
"The Soulís Insistence"
Two poems
Three poems
"Italian Cuisine"
Two poems
"Peacock Patio"
Three poems
"God, Dan"
Five poems
"Poem for Michael Jackson"
Two poems

Paul Hostovsky's Home Page.

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