Today's poem is "Rear View Mirror"
from Swimming for the Ark
White Pine Press
Joan Murray is the author of prize-winning poetry books from WW Norton,
Beacon Press and Wesleyan University Press. The winner of two National
Endowment for the Arts' Poetry Fellowships, she was commissioned by
Broadway's Jujamcyn Theaters to adapt her work for the stage. Her poems
have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Atlantic Monthly,
Harper's, The Nation, The New York Times, The Best American Poetry and The Pushcart
Prize, and she has read her work on Morning Edition, Bob Edwards Weekend, Radiolab
and other NPR shows. She has been Poet in Residence at the New York State
Writers Institute, and is the editor of The Pushcart Book of Poetry and the Poems
to Live By anthologies. A native of New York City, she lives with her husband
in Old Chatham, NY.
Books by Joan Murray:
Other poems on the web by Joan Murray:
Joan Murray's Website.
Joan Murray According to Wikipedia.
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