Today's poem is "Morning Song"
from The Novel

CW Books

James Reiss grew up in New York City and northern New Jersey. For many years he was Professor of English at Miami University in Ohio, as well as Founding Editor of Miami University Press. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including The Breathers, Ten Thousand Good Mornings, and Riff on Six: New and Selected Poems, and the editor of Self-Interviews: James Dickey. His work has appeared in such places as The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and Slate. His surname rhymes with "peace." He lives near Chicago.

Other poems by James Reiss in Verse Daily:
April 24, 2004:  "Lily" "Went out & scissored a lily, brought her inside..."

Books by James Reiss:

Other poems on the web by James Reiss:
Two poems
"My Daughters in New York"
Four poems

James Reiss's Website.

James Reiss According to Wikipedia.

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