Today's poem is "Housing"

from Southern Poetry Review

David Wagoner is the author of twenty books of poetry, most recently, After the Point of No Return (Copper Canyon Press, 2012).

Other poems by David Wagoner in Verse Daily:
June 3, 2012:   "Mother's Night" "She's celebrating it for me. She's coming back..."
August 12, 2010:   "The Birth and Death of an Island in a River" "In a season of low water..."
May 12, 2010:   "Possum" "You're crouching on the thin top of a fence..."
August 14, 2008:   "Onstage" "I took a director to a waterfall..."
September 21, 2007:   "My Snake" " By the railroad tracks, on cinders..."
August 7, 2007:   "Free Fall" " At first he's making better and better time..."
December 19, 2005:   "The Elephant's Graveyard" " Their huge gray shapes were trudging up a trail..."
June 16, 2003:  "The Son of a Carpenter" "He knew the shapes and the gnarled persuasions..."

Books by David Wagoner:

Other poems on the web by David Wagoner:
Twenty-five poems
"After the Point of No Return"
"Being a Model"
"In Memory of His Memory"
"Rooming with Jesus"
"Your Tree"
"Their Bodies"
"In Distress"
"The Cherry Tree"
Two poems
"A Logical Proposition to His Coy Companion Outside a Tropical Beach Cabana"
Two poems
"Following a Stream"
"In Memory of His Memory"
Thirteen poems
Three poems
"On Motel Walls"
"Eating a Toad"
Two poems

David Wagoner According to Wikipedia.

About Southern Poetry Review:

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Southern Poetry Review * Dept. of Languages, Literature and Philosophy * Armstrong Atlantic State University * 11935 Abercorn Street * Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997
Editor: Robert Parham * James Smith
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July 14, 2014:   "Foresight" by Melanie McCabe
July 19, 2012:   "Barter" by Michael Chitwood
July 18, 2012:   "Lightweights" by Jeff Hardin
March 13, 2010:   "Woodpecker" by Harry Bauld
August 19, 2009:   "Ebb" by Martha Zweig
August 18, 2009:   "Barter" by Jeff Hardin
August 13, 2009:   "Lifeguards" by William Greenway
March 2, 2009:   "Jellyfish" by George David Clark
January 15, 2009:   "Theology" by K. A. Hays
January 13, 2009:   "Bees" by Cathryn Essinger
January 12, 2009:   "Gamophobia" by Patrick Ryan Frank
December 21, 2008:   "Maximillian Sunflowers" by Brett DeFries
December 19, 2008:   "The Dead" by Fleda Brown
December 18, 2008:   "Barter" by Michael Chitwood
October 30, 2006:   "Revival" by Jeannette Barnes
October 25, 2006:   "Trillium" by Fleda Brown

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