Today's poem is "Hive"
from Firefly, Brightly Burning

Grayson Books

Eileen Moeller was born in 1950 and grew up in Paterson, New Jersey, where she had poems published in her high school and college literary magazines. After starting a family, she earned an M.A. in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, where she taught in the undergraduate writing program for many years. She also did storytelling and ran creative writing workshops throughout Central New York. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies in the United States and England, in online journals, in self-help and spiritual books/blogs, and on her own blog, And So I Sing: Poems And Iconography. Three poems were set to music in 2011, by contemporary composer, Dale Trumbore for a CD titled Snow White Tums Sixty. She has also been the recipient of The Dorothy Damon and The Allen Ginsberg Awards. She currently lives in southern New Jersey with her husband, Charles. 84

Books by Eileen Moeller:

Other poems on the web by Eileen Moeller:
"Dear Ezra"
"Anna God Remebers"
"Frida Holds A White Rabbit"

Eileen Moeller's Blog.

About Firefly, Brightly Burning:

"In Firefly, Brightly Burning Eileen Moeller manages to combine humor and seriousness to explore all the complexities of a woman's ordinary life in order to find the moments of grace and transcendence that save us. This is a brilliant book of intelligent, insightful, charming poems. Moeller calls on us to witness the delicate balancing act of the mundane and the sacred."
—Maria Mazziotti Gillan

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