Today's poem is "Matins for the Last Frost"
from Uncommon Prayer

Persea Books

Kimberly Johnson is a poet and literary critic. She is the author of two previous poetry collections, the co-editor of Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry, and a translator of Virgil's Georgics. Her poems appear in The Iowa Review, The New Yorker, Slate, and elsewhere. Johnson is a recipient of grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Utah Arts Council. She lives in Salt Lake City.

Other poems by Kimberly Johnson in Verse Daily:
October 28, 2014:   "Farthingale" "In my pennyworth of windblown..."
April 2, 2013:   "Blanks" "The sun rolls up like jackpot..."
December 9, 2009:   "Pitbull" "what can you suppose I want from you?..."
September 18, 2008:   "Love Song" "Stay, adder, startled from the spikenard..."
July 23, 2008:   "Jubilee" "No seduction in the hothouse, its aisles..."
May 31, 2007:   "Than longen folk to goon on pilgrimages" " Prayed loud all night and so humbled over..."
January 11, 2007:   "On Divination by Birds" " Try a small black radio from any year..."
January 2, 2007:   "Easter, Looking Westward" " The stars! the stars have fled the sky!..."
July 9, 2003:  "Sonnet" "No seduction in the hothouse, its aisles..."

Books by Kimberly Johnson:

Other poems on the web by Kimberly Johnson:
Two poems
"A Nocturnal Upon Saint Charles Yeager’s Day"
"Marking the Lambs"

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