Today's poem is "Mother Goose Self-Help"

from The Journal

K. A. Hays' books, Dear Apocalypse (Carnegie Mellon, 2009) and Early Creatures, Native Gods (2012), has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best American Poetry (2009 and 2011), American Poetry Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. A former Stadler Fellow and Frost Place poet-in-residence, Hays now teaches at Bucknell.

Other poems by K. A. Hays in Verse Daily:
December 25, 2009:   "To Mindless Forces" "who tumble..."
January 15, 2009:   "Theology" "The sea, for now, is a blue swag..."
January 8, 2009:   "Psalm against a Rapture" "The monks are on a pilgrimage, swinging uphill..."
January 1, 2008:   "This Morning After Snow, the Body Scrapes Off" "sludge, is mere action. It strips the sleet from the walk..."

Books by K. A. Hays:

Other poems on the web by K. A. Hays:
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July 13, 2010:   "Confluence" by Mary Biddinger
January 15, 2010:   "His Other Car Was a Train" by Nance Van Winckel
July 4, 2009:   "Deeply Impersonal" by Bob Hicok
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January 29, 2009:   "The Park in Winter " by Stacy Kidd
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January 5, 2007:   "Temptation to Believe" by Andrea Cohen
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January 2, 2007:   "Easter, Looking Westward" by Kimberly Johnson
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