Today's poem is "Penguin Shot"

from Subtropics

Katharine Coles's fifth poetry collection, The Earth ls Not Flat, was written under the auspices of the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists and Writers Program. She served as the inaugural director of the Poetry Foundation's Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute and is the recipient of a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Other poems by Katharine Coles in Verse Daily:
May 3, 2013:   "Here Be Monsters" "We could fall off one..."
May 31, 2009:   "Numbers" "They won't stick. They gleam like brilliantine...."

Books by Katharine Coles:

Other poems on the web by Katharine Coles:
Three poems
Five poems
"Hotel Mercure"
Two poems

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Other poems by Subtropics in Verse Daily:
March 7, 2014:   "Pages of Winter" by Anzhelina Polonskaya
March 6, 2014:   "Epithalamium" by Diane Schenker
June 3, 2013:   "Father Time Has a Face Made of Late-Season Vegetables" by Rebecca Lehmann
May 29, 2013:   "Sciurus Carolinesis" by Max Garland
May 28, 2013:   "Mambo Habana" by Philip Alvaré
July 28, 2012:   "Mom, watch—" by Jennifer Richter
February 22, 2012:   "I tried to write the truth, but it made me miserable" by Karyna McGlynn
March 31, 2011:   "To the Field of Scotch Broom That Will Be Buried by the New Wing of the Mall" by Lucia Perillo
March 30, 2011:   "Dear Fringe" by Erin Murphy
March 28, 2011:   "zoo sonnet" by dawn lonsinger
March 27, 2011:   "High Rise" by Les Murray
March 26, 2011:   "The sparrows gather nearby..." by David Harris Ebenbach
October 5, 2010:   "Bombing the City" by Wayne Miller
October 4, 2010:   "To Whom It May Concern:" by Erika Meitner
August 20, 2009:   "Green Heron" by Daniel Wolff
August 14, 2009:   "If Palinurus" by Timothy O'Keefe
August 11, 2009:   "Shark" by Heather Hamilton
August 10, 2009:   "I Will Begin Tagging “Sad Robot Inc...." by Kate Angus
August 7, 2009:   "The Reclamation of Paradise" by Stephen Kampa
April 5, 2009:   "Monday" by Randall Mann
April 3, 2009:   "A History in Six Couplets" by Idra Novey
April 1, 2009:   "Scales of Little Wisdom" by Roberto Juarroz (translated by Mary Crow)
July 24, 2008:   "Tuning Fork" by Bruce Bond
July 22, 2008:   "Bicycling from Todtnauberg" by Suzanne Zweizig

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