Today's poem is "Meditation: On Being a Mystery to Oneself"

from Sugar House Review

Carl Phillips teaches at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Silverchest (2013) and Double Shadow (2011).

Other poems by Carl Phillips in Verse Daily:
June 9, 2014:   "Pulling the Arrow Out" "Mumbling something about how..."
August 30, 2007:   "Reciprocity" " Rest, now. All that ruggedness, blood-pain, and blindness-to-its..."
July 18, 2002:  "Minotaur" "What stalked the room was never envy...."

Books by Carl Phillips:

Other poems on the web by Carl Phillips:
Fifteen poems
Ten poems

*Carl Phillips on Twitter.

About Sugar House Review:

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August 30, 2012:   "from Clangings" by Steve Cramer
June 8, 2012:   "Winter and Spring" by Randolph Thomas
March 15, 2012:   "Places that have become me" by Bob Hicok
June 11, 2010:   "Monster-Life" by Nathan Anderson
June 24, 2009:   "Resurrection Fern" by Sara Johnson
June 21, 2009:   "The Child and the Parent" by Ted Kooser
June 20, 2009:   "The Fugitive Kind" by Austin Hummell
January 18, 2009:   "Ovid in Exile" by John Hart
January 17, 2009:   "Possum Nocturne" by Doug Ramspeck
October 13, 2008:   "Over a Ballpoint" by Allan Peterson
May 15, 2008:   "A wedding night" by Randolph Thomas
May 14, 2008:   "Lost in the Heart of the Concert" by Pattiann Rogers
February 28, 2008:   "Fold, Fold" by Mary Crow
February 25, 2008:   "Anubis" by Alan Shapiro
September 19, 2007:   "Elemental: Nitrogen" by Suzanne Heyd
May 18, 2007:   "Autumn Again" by Michael Pettit
December 16, 2006:   "Sky: An Inquiry" by Leslie Ullman
April 12, 2005:  "Cardinal Virtue" by Nicky Beer
September 7, 2004:  "Tantalus" by Robert B. Shaw
March 28, 2004:  "Moving the Moon" by Deborah Bogen
September 22, 2003:  "Aubade" by Richard Foerster
September 20, 2003:  "Goodwill" by Elizabeth McLagan

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