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Today's poem is "Casualty Notificaton"

from West Branch

Jehanne Dubrow is the author of four poetry books, most recently Red Army Red and Stateside (Northwestern UP, 2012 and 2010). She is the Director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House and teaches at Washington College in Maryland.

Other poems by Jehanne Dubrow in Verse Daily:
January 23, 2013:   "Malamute" "Someone brought winter to the tropics. At first..."
December 6, 2012:   "Puberty, as the Character of Gordon Gekko" "Greed was good, and I..."
July 15, 2010:   "Recess" "The children are playing at murder again...."
November 29, 2009:   "[my mind grew quiet]" "My mind grew quiet..."

Books by Jehanne Dubrow:

Other poems on the web by Jehanne Dubrow:
"The Long Deployment"
"The Valhalla Machine"
"Dinner with Kathleen Battle"
"Scheherazade"
Four poems
"Nowa Huta"
"Fancy"
Three poems
"Vinegar Aphrodisiac"
"A Small History of Shopping"
Two poems
"Fragment From a Nonexistent Yiddish Poet"
"Fragment From A Nonexistent Yiddish Poet #34"
"Shulamith Reads The White Hotel"
Two poems
"Fragment From A Nonexistent Yiddish Poet Ida Lewin (1906-1938)"
"Cinderella"
Three poems
Two poems
"Lot?s Wife in Eastern Europe"
Three poems
"Fragments from a Nonexistent Yiddish Poet"
"Fragments from a Nonexistent Yiddish Poet"
"Wild Mushrooms"
"The Amber Brooch"

Jehanne Dubrow's Website.

Jehanne Dubrow on Twitter.

About West Branch:

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Other from West Branch in Verse Daily:
March 13, 2014:   "In a Landscape: LIV" by John Gallaher
March 11, 2014:   "Tageb├╝cher" by Cynthia Cruz
February 13, 2014:   "Era for Recovery" by Lo Kwa Mei-en
February 11, 2014:   "How to Make Sure the Things You Love Never Die" by Christopher Todd Matthews
February 10, 2014:   "The Mayor's Guide to Reelection" by Jeffrey Morgan
October 20, 2012:   "Then" by Jill Osier
January 13, 2012:   "After the First Shot" by Saeed Jones
November 3, 2011:   "Knickerbocker" by L. S. Klatt
November 1, 2011:   "A Thing of Beauty" by Mike White
January 11, 2010:   "With the Herd" by James Najarian
May 7, 2009:   "Duly Noted" by John Gallaher
May 5, 2009:   "Chicken Little" by Tiffany Atkinson
December 13, 2008:   "Nothing is Haunted" by Sandy Longhorn
December 12, 2008:   "When Worlds Collide (1951)" by Maggie Smith
June 10, 2007:   "Looking Forward to the Twentieth Century" by James Doyle
June 8, 2007:   "Earth-tone Anecdote" by John Gallaher
June 3, 2006:   "The Customary Mysteries" by Aleda Shirley
June 2, 2006:   "[When You Asked, I Thought At First]" by Boyer Rickel
May 31, 2006:   "In A Week Or Two, My Love, The Maple Will Be Empty." by David Swerdlow
January 15, 2006:   "Pursuit" by Sarah Sloat
January 5, 2006:   "Rehoboth Beach" by Matthew Ladd
January 2, 2006:   "Ghazal of the Bright Body" by Sarah Sloat
December 28, 2005:   "Rain-Freighted" by Eric Pankey
May 21, 2005:  "The Innocent" Jean Nordhaus
May 17, 2005:  "Vespers" Charles Wright
December 14, 2004:  "The Tortoise" by Betsy Sholl
December 13, 2004:  "Grackles" by Lisa Williams
August 10, 2004:  "Anecdote of the Turkeys" by Wayne Dodd
August 2, 2004:  "Speak, Zero" by Mary Ruefle
June 19, 2004:  "Yes, to the Mole, Emerging in Night" by Daniel Bourne
February 10, 2004:  "Rorschach on Pond" by Sean Serrell
February 9, 2004:  "Deer" by Sarah Kennedy
June 1, 2003:  "First Thing" by Bill Knott
May 20, 2003:  "Succession" by Bill Knott
May 19, 2003:  "Angry Music" by John Nixon, Jr.
May 16, 2003:  "I Never Promised You a Worm Farm" by Charles Harper Webb
January 31, 2003:  "Collect Call" by Michelle Boisseau
January 15, 2003:  "Cautionary Tale" by Nance Van Winckel
January 8, 2003:  "The Climbers" by Jeffrey Skinner
January 7, 2003:  "Steadily" by Michelle Boisseau

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