Today's poem is "The Rowboat"
from The Animals Beyond Us

New Rivers Press

Michael Hettich was born in New York City and raised in its suburbs. He earned a PhD in literature form the University of Miami and an MA in creative writing and poetry from the University of Denver. His work appears widely in journals and anthologies, and he has published six books of poetry including "Flock and Shadow" (New Rivers Press, 2005). He teaches English and creative writing at Miami Dade College.

Other poems by Michael Hettich in Verse Daily:
November 6, 2004:  "Forgiveness" "We could wade from that island into clear ocean..."

Books by Michael Hettich:

Other poems on the web by Michael Hettich:
"The Frogs"
Measuring the Days
Five poems
Two poems
"The Lesson"
Three poems
Eight poems

Michael Hettich's Website.

About The Animals Beyond Us:

"His poems are finely observed, precisely felt, and they bring magic to the domestic life, the real magic of language that has power to transform a world."
—John Dufresne

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