Today's poem is "Dürer in the Valley of Oleanders"

from West Branch

Kyle McCordis the author of five books of poetry including You Are Indeed an Elk, But This is Not the Forest You Vlkre Born to Graze (Gold Wake, 2015) and Gentle, World, Gentler (Ampersand Books, 2015).

Other poems by Kyle McCord in Verse Daily:
October 4, 2013:   "[For the sake of this mathematical hypothetical]" "For the sake of this..."
January 17, 2013:   "I Write You This on a Train Named for an Endangered Bird" "There are ways a story can't begin. Like pitting your protagonist..."
June 17, 2010:   "There Was One Tongue and It Was Forgotten" "I live in a house. My closet..."

Books by Kyle McCord:

Other poems on the web by Kyle McCord:
"Triptych for Nighthawks"
"Nocturne for Allison with Dancers"
Three poems
Three poems
[When a man loves a woman, they journey]
"Panda Party"
Three poems
"The Ferry Took Me to the Mountain Pass"
"In This Scene, My Copilot and I Crash the Moonbuggy"
Four poems
Three poems
"The Poem is Not the Anatomical Heart"
"[When a man loves a woman, he is asked: Soup or salad]"
"[Perhaps this day marks the end of your kayak internship]"
"They Said You Were to Be a Conquistador"
Two poems
"It Was a Rat That Carried Your Heart to the Sea"
"What's Left"
"Self Seen as Art 5"
Two poems
"To Gracefully Accept One's Station"
Two poems
"Autumn Crocus"
"The Princess, the Boar, the Moon"

Kyle McCord's Blog.

Kyle McCord's Website.

Kyle McCord on Twitter.

About West Branch:

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Other from West Branch in Verse Daily:
April 20, 2015:   "Bucolic (After Heavy Rain)" by Richard Foerster
April 16, 2015:   "Casualty Notificaton" by Jehanne Dubrow
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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