Today's poem is "elegy"

from Court Green

Marty McConnell lives in Chicago. She received her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Her first full-length collection, wine for a shotgun, was published in 2012 by EM Press.

Other poems by Marty McConnell in Verse Daily:
May 10, 2013:   "animal, vegetable, mineral" "last night I felt a salt sorrow rise..."
November 20, 2010:   "the fidelity of disagreement" "because there are seven kinds of loneliness..."

Books by Marty McConnell:

Other poems on the web by Marty McConnell:
Three poems
"Frida Kahlo to Marty McConnell"
"survival poem #17"
"Instructions for a Body"
"collision theory"
Two poems
"Fable Telling How Night Invented Herself Out of Sound"
"Marrying the Violence"

Marty McConnell's Blog.

Marty McConnell on Twitter.

About Court Green:

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Court Green * Columbia College Chicago * English Department * 600 S. Michigan Ave * Chicago, IL 60605
Editors: Arielle Greenberg, Tony Trigilio and David Trinidad

Other poems by Court Green in Verse Daily:
July 8 2015:   "Poetics" by Mark Leidner
October 20, 2014:   "Morning Poem" by Matthew Burgess
April 3, 2012:   "Fall for You" by Todd McCarty
April 2, 2012:   "In Answer to Your Burning Question" by Mary Ann Samyn
March 30, 2012:   "Great Smoky Mountain National Park" by Bob Hicok
March 29, 2012:   "My Francis Bacon essay" by Bob Hicok
March 27, 2012:   "My Suicide" by Maggie Nelson
May 27, 2011:   "'Never Let Your Reader's Attention Wander.'" by Ron Koertge
May 25, 2011:   "Actually Present" by Paul Killebrew
May 23, 2011:   "Flowers, For Frank" by Todd McCarty
May 7, 2010:   "Prayer for Teeth" by James Hoch
May 6, 2010:   "Arise, Therefore" by Elaine Bleakney
February 5, 2009:   Five poems by Sarah J. Sloat
February 3, 2009:   "Hopkins Palindrome" by Aaron Belz
February 2, 2009:   "Scullery" by Sarah J. Sloat
January 31, 2008:   "The History of Bluegrass" by Jeffrey Bahr
January 30, 2008:   "War Story" by Sarah Murphy
January 28, 2008:   "The Blue Sylvia" by Terrance Hayes
March 15, 2007:   "The Cry Bone's Connected to the Why Bone" by Jenny Browne
March 14, 2007:   "Blackout" by Derek Mong
March 13, 2007:   "New Year's Eve" by Nate Pritts

August 17, 2006:   "Runaway Model" by James Shea
August 16, 2006:   "Poem: A Tramp Shining (for Jimmy Webb)" by Richard Fox
August 15, 2006:   "Poem: There Might Be Beauty" by Donald Revell

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