Today's poem is "Dog in the Road"
from Concerned Attentions
Knute Skinner was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but for fifty years has had a home in County Clare, where he now lives with his spouse Edna Faye Kiel. His collected edition Fifty Years: Poems 1957-2007, from Salmon, contained new work along with work taken from thirteen previous books. His collection The Other Shoe won the 2004-2005 Pavement Saw Chapbook Award. A limited edition of his poems, translated into Italian by Roberto Nassi, was published by Damocle Edizioni, Chioggia, Italy, in 2011. A memoir, Help Me to a Getaway, was published by Salmon in March 2010.
Other poems by Knute Skinner in Verse Daily:
July 14, 2008: "The Cow" "There’s a white cow standing upon the hill..."
May 27, 2003: "Wind and Rain" "We came to the back of the barn..."
Books by Knute Skinner:
Other poems on the web by Knute Skinner:
Knute Skinner's Website.
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