Today's poem is "As a Spleen"

from The Southeast Review

Claire Sylvester Smith has recent work appearing or forthcoming in Boston Review, Colorado Review, American Poetry Review, Verse Daily, and Gulf Coast. She lives in Austin, where she is a Michener Fellow at the University of Texas, and serves as poetry editor of Bat City Review.

Other poems by Claire Sylvester Smith in Verse Daily:
July 30, 2013:   "Out of Place" "For a while the most erotic thing I could imagine..."
July 16, 2012:   "When a Man and a Woman Are Alone Together, the Third Person Present Is Satan" "The ceilings were high enough to remind us..."

Other poems on the web by Claire Sylvester Smith:
"Self-Portrait on the Occasion of Settling Down"
Two poems
"What the Horizon"
"The Rule of Chamber"

About The Southeast Review:

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The Southeast Review * Department of English * Florida State University * Tallahassee, FL 32306
Poetry Editor: Jen Schomburg Kanke
Other poems from The Southeast Review in Verse Daily:
July 14, 2013:   "An Emergency Every Day of the Week" by Christopher Citro
May 4, 2013:   "Like Father" by Rich Smith
May 2, 2013:   "Love Poem for What It Is" by Rebecca Hazelton
January 16, 2012:   "Dear So-and-So" by Monica Berlin
January 28, 2011:   "Romanticism" by Ashley Elizabeth Hudson
September 23, 2008:   "The Huntsman's Resumé" by Angela Vogel
March 31, 2008:   "Ostriches" by C.J. Sage
April 14, 2006:   "This Is for the Thunder" by Richard Brostoff
December 8, 2002:  Between Them by Ron Mohring
December 2, 2002:  Marriage as Creative Process by Julianna Baggott

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