Today's poem is "I'm Kind of a Whore, But She's, Like, Way a Whore"
from A Wilderness of Monkeys


David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University. A Johns Hopkins PhD, he has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his work appears regularly in the Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize volumes. Kirby is the author of numerous books, including The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems, which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award in poetry. His Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll was named one of Booklist's Top 10 Black History Non-Fiction Books of 2010, and the Times Literary Supplement called it "a hymn of praise to the emancipatory power of nonsense."

Books by David Kirby:

Other poems on the web by David Kirby:
Two poems
Three poems
"Get Up, Please"
"I Have An Amenity For You"
Five poems
Three poems
"Pink is the Navy Blue of India"

David Kirby's Website.

David Kirby According to Wikipedia.

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