Today's poem is "Manhole"

from New Madrid

Sally Wen Mao is the author of a forthcoming book of poems, Mad Honey Symposium, due out in 2014 from Alice James Books; the collection won the 2012 Kinereth Gensler Award and was a !nalist for the 2012 Tupelo First/Second Book Prize. Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2013 and is published or forthcoming in Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Passages North, Third Coast, West Branch and others.

Other poems by Sally Wen Mao in Verse Daily:
April 1, 2014:   "Pompey, 67 BC" by "It was swarm season—of honey and carnage..."

Books by Sally Wen Mao:

Other poems on the web by Sally Wen Mao:
Four poems
"Poem for My Heater"
Three poems
"Poem Beginning with Extinction"
Two poems
Four poems
"Black Carp / Rainbow Carp"
"Dirge with Cutlery and Furs"
"Honey Badger Duet"
"Friendship Evening"

About New Madrid:

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New Madrid * Department of English and Philosophy * Murray State University * 7C Faculty Hall * Murray KY 42071-3341
Editor: Ann Neelon
Other poems by New Madrid in Verse Daily:
May 23, 2014:   "King Country Metro" by Sally Wen Mao
December 20, 2012:   "Albert the Pig Speaks" by Adam Day
December 11, 2012:   "Mother's Hair" by Adam Day
February 12, 2012:   "Ode to Ink" by Lee Upton
August 30, 2010:   "The Incredible Shrinking Fool" by William Trowbridge
March 14, 2010:   "The Leisure Class" by Robert Avery
February 4, 2010:   "Because the Body is Made of Water" by Ephraim Scott Sommers
February 27, 2009:   "Intelligent Design" by Richard Cecil
September 24, 2008:   "My Lives" by Al Maginnes

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