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Today's poem is "In a Landscape: LIV"

from West Branch

John Gallaher is a 2012-2013 McKnightArtist Fellow in Poetry. Recent work has appears in The Kenyon Review and The Gettysburg Review. She teaches at Northwestern College and lives in Minneapolis.

Other poems by John Gallaher in Verse Daily:
December 4, 2013:   "In a Landscape: XXXIV" "If things contain their opposites, why bother? That suffices, I guess..."
July 12, 2012:   "In a Landscape: XLI" "If only you could burn memories in a little pile..."
May 17, 2012:   "Revelation in Slow Time" ( with G.C. Waldrep) "Here, where no one is in a hurry..."
May 9, 2012:   "Rose as Red" ( with G.C. Waldrep) "It's still not good enough. And you were always told..."
December 22, 2011:   "Where They Feed Their Children to Kings" "The best idea I ever had..."
September 4, 2011:   "The Bridge at Rest" ( with G.C. Waldrep) "The bridge is dreaming again...."
July 6, 2009:   "The House Rhapsody" "For the difficulty of dinner tables..."
May 7, 2009:   "Duly Noted" "Every now and then you've simply got to empty it all out..."
January 23, 2009:   "What We're up Against" "On the way home from the funeral..."
June 8, 2007:   "Earth-tone Anecdote" " They are speaking in the other room..."
May 12, 2007:   "When I Say World I Mean Please" " We begin somewhat after the beginning, in..."
January 4, 2007:   "A Guess Is Spiritual Then, & Will Try to Help You" " Two pregnant women are walking together under the portico...."
June 10, 2006:   "Anecdote of the Field" " The children are running across the field, each..."
May 26, 2005:  "No Encores. No Autographs." ""When I was little, and could float..."

Books by John Gallaher:

Other poems on the web by John Gallaher:
"In a Landscape: XXXV"
Two poems
Eight poems
"In a Landscape: XXXVII"
"The Glass Bridge Theory"
"In a Landscape: XXV"
"In a Landscape: XXVII"
"In a Landscape: XIV"
"In a Landscape: LVII-LXV"
"In a Landscape: XLVI-LXVI"
Three poems
Four poems
Two poems
"Still Life"
"The Poem from the Poem: Ars Poetica II"
Three poems
"Bomb Went Off"
"On Your Brilliant Escape"
"A Guidebook to When Things Were Better"
"A Guidebook to The Afterlife"

John Gallaher's Blog.

John Gallaher according to Wikipedia.

John Gallaher on Twitter.

About West Branch:

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March 11, 2014:   "Tagebücher" by Cynthia Cruz
February 13, 2014:   "Era for Recovery" by Lo Kwa Mei-en
February 11, 2014:   "How to Make Sure the Things You Love Never Die" by Christopher Todd Matthews
February 10, 2014:   "The Mayor's Guide to Reelection" by Jeffrey Morgan
October 20, 2012:   "Then" by Jill Osier
January 13, 2012:   "After the First Shot" by Saeed Jones
November 3, 2011:   "Knickerbocker" by L. S. Klatt
November 1, 2011:   "A Thing of Beauty" by Mike White
January 11, 2010:   "With the Herd" by James Najarian
May 7, 2009:   "Duly Noted" by John Gallaher
May 5, 2009:   "Chicken Little" by Tiffany Atkinson
December 13, 2008:   "Nothing is Haunted" by Sandy Longhorn
December 12, 2008:   "When Worlds Collide (1951)" by Maggie Smith
June 10, 2007:   "Looking Forward to the Twentieth Century" by James Doyle
June 8, 2007:   "Earth-tone Anecdote" by John Gallaher
June 3, 2006:   "The Customary Mysteries" by Aleda Shirley
June 2, 2006:   "[When You Asked, I Thought At First]" by Boyer Rickel
May 31, 2006:   "In A Week Or Two, My Love, The Maple Will Be Empty." by David Swerdlow
January 15, 2006:   "Pursuit" by Sarah Sloat
January 5, 2006:   "Rehoboth Beach" by Matthew Ladd
January 2, 2006:   "Ghazal of the Bright Body" by Sarah Sloat
December 28, 2005:   "Rain-Freighted" by Eric Pankey
May 21, 2005:  "The Innocent" Jean Nordhaus
May 17, 2005:  "Vespers" Charles Wright
December 14, 2004:  "The Tortoise" by Betsy Sholl
December 13, 2004:  "Grackles" by Lisa Williams
August 10, 2004:  "Anecdote of the Turkeys" by Wayne Dodd
August 2, 2004:  "Speak, Zero" by Mary Ruefle
June 19, 2004:  "Yes, to the Mole, Emerging in Night" by Daniel Bourne
February 10, 2004:  "Rorschach on Pond" by Sean Serrell
February 9, 2004:  "Deer" by Sarah Kennedy
June 1, 2003:  "First Thing" by Bill Knott
May 20, 2003:  "Succession" by Bill Knott
May 19, 2003:  "Angry Music" by John Nixon, Jr.
May 16, 2003:  "I Never Promised You a Worm Farm" by Charles Harper Webb
January 31, 2003:  "Collect Call" by Michelle Boisseau
January 15, 2003:  "Cautionary Tale" by Nance Van Winckel
January 8, 2003:  "The Climbers" by Jeffrey Skinner
January 7, 2003:  "Steadily" by Michelle Boisseau

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