Today's poem is "Nothing Nice to Say"

from Conduit

Nick Courtright ’s debut full-length, Punchline, came out in April with Gold Wake Press, and a chapbook, Elegy for the Builder’s Wife, is available from Blue Hour Press. His poetry has also appeared in many literary journals, including The Southern Review, Kenyon Review Online, Boston Review, The Iowa Review, and many others. He is Interviews Editor for the Austinist, and he has interviewed such interesting personalities as “Weird Al” Yankovic, Nick Offerman, Michael Ian Black, Henry Rollins, and Paul Giamatti, and musicians from bands like St. Vincent, MGMT, Odd Future, and Destroyer.

Other poems by Nick Courtright in Verse Daily:
April 23, 2012:   "Dogma" "Dogma, from the Greek, means "that which one..."
September 24, 2009:   "The Human Experience" "But what is its rationale? See, earth has nothing to do..."
September 10, 2009:   "Destinations, VI." "Even after I died, I could not close my eyes..."
August 4, 2008:   "Elegy for the Builder's Wife" "Slow build, houses where thousands live..."

Books by Nick Courtright:

Other poems on the web by Nick Courtright:
"The Architecture of Gratitude"
"The Traveler Awakes. Her Train Awakes"
Two poems
"The Longest Sentence"

Nick Courtright's Blog.

Nick Courtright's Website.

Nick Courtright According to Wikipedia.

Nick Courtright on Twitter.

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August 6, 2012:   "The Platitudes" by Terence Winch
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October 20, 2011:   "What the Mapmaker Knows" by Mary Jo Bang
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October 15, 2010:   "Ode to Autumn" by Susan Browne
May 30, 2009:   "The Terrible Poem" by Dara Wier
May 28, 2009:   "The Match" by Carley Moore
May 26, 2009:   "asunder" by Craig Arnold
May 25, 2009:   "Moving day" by Bob Hicok
May 25, 2008:   "The Party by the Lake" by Kevin Prufer
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