Today's poem is "Cloon"
from Firewood and Ashes

Salmon Poetry

Ben Howard is Emeritus Professor of English at Alfred University. For the past four decades, he has contributed poems, reviews, essays, and articles to leading journals in Ireland, England, and America. His numerous awards include the Milton Dorfman Award in Poetry, the Theodore Christian Hoepfner Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the author of nine previous books, most recently The Backward Step: Essays on Zen Practice (Whitlock, 2014).

Other poems by Ben Howard in Verse Daily:
March 12, 2010:   "Not Yet" "Give me, if you will, a little time..."
March 11, 2005:  "Heartwood" ""Is it not a second innocence..."

Books by Ben Howard:

Other poems on the web by Ben Howard:
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Ben Howard's Website.

Ben Howard According to Wikipedia.

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