Today's poem is "A Name I Could Not Say Aloud"

from Fourteen Hills

James Allen Hall is the author of Now You're the Enemy, which won awards from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, the Lambda Literary Foundation, and the Texas Institute of Letters. New poems have appeared in New England Review, American Poetry Review, and Best American Poetry 2012. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He teaches creative writing and literature in upstate New York.

Other poems on Verse Daily by James Allen Hall:
March 29, 2008:   "Family Portrait" "If I could turn the photograph, bring my mother's face..."

Books by James Allen Hall:

Other poems on the web by James Allen Hall:
"Facts about Zurich"
"Between Men"
"Putting the I Back In"
Two poems
Nine poems
"Lie Down Where Their Faces Are"
"Portrait of my Mother as Rosemary Woodhouse"
"Romantic Comedy"

James Allen Hall's Blog.

About Fourteen Hills:

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Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review * Department of Creative Writing * San Francisco State University * 1600 Holloway Avenue * San Francisco, CA 94132-1722 Poetry Editors: Stephen Rosenshein
Other poems by Fourteen Hills in Verse Daily:
June 14, 2013:   "Tar" by Douglas Kearney
September 19, 2012:   "Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia" by Gail Rudd Entrekin
August 19, 2012:   "Stork" by Rebecca Foust
February 27, 2012:   "Frozen River, Winter Says Goodbye" by Jesse Damiani
July 29, 2011:   "Giant Slayer Man" by Ricardo Pau-Llosa
March 25, 2011:   "[Without Objectivity]" by Maxine Chernoff
March 23, 2011:   "In the Early Morning in the Cypress Grove" by Michael Schiavo
September 15, 2010:   "(Save)" by Alison Doernberg
May 9, 2010:   "Drift" by Gregory Mahrer
May 8, 2010:   "Definition:" by MRB Chelko
August 28, 2009:   from Catabolism by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
August 26, 2009:   "Dear P. XII" by Victoria Chang
August 25, 2009:   "Certainly Uncertain: a love of tone poem" by Bob Hicok
August 24, 2009:   "Was to Have Been Called Whip-poor-will" by Lisa Olstein

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