Today's poem is "Temple Kiss"

from Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review

Lisa Russ Spaar's new books are Vanitas, Rough (Persea, 2012) and a collection of essays, The Hide-and-Seek Muse: Annotations of Contemporary Poetry (Drunken Boat, 2013). Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Award, and the Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize from the Library of Virginia. Her commentaries, essays, reviews, and columns about poetry have appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Boston Review, and elsewhere. She is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.

Other poems by Lisa Russ Spaar in Verse Daily:
December 21, 2012:   "Goldfinches" "If never was the question. Even then...."
June 17, 2008:   "The Geese" "Just as God is not my sorrow..."
February 25, 2007:   "No Picnic" "My heart hollows..."
November 15, 2005:   "Winter Solstice" " Blue, tense with cold and joy..."

Books by Lisa Russ Spaar:

Other poems on the web by Lisa Russ Spaar:
"From the Orison, River Stones"
"Receipt Medieval"
Three poems
Two poems
Three poems
Three poems
"After the Meeting, a Red Fox"
"Swift Among the Willows"
"The Irises"
Three poems
Twelve poems
Four poems

Lisa Russ Spaar According to Wikipedia.

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June 19, 2012:   "Beach Scene" by Robert Cording

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