Today's poem is "First Language"

from Fourteen Hills

Paul Hoover's most recent poetry books are Desolation: Souvenir (Omnidawn Publishing, 2012) and the bilingual edition translated by Maria Baranda, En el idioma yen la tierra (In Idiom and Earth), published in 2012 by Conaculta of Mexico City. He is editor of the anthology Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, 2nd Edition, 2013, and co-editor with Maxine Chernoff of the literary magazine, New American Writing.

Books by Paul Hoover:

Other poems on the web by Paul Hoover:
Six poems
Three poems
"The Darkness of the Subjunctive"
"The Usual"

Paul Hoover's Blog.

Paul Hoover's Website.

Paul Hoover According to Wikipedia.

Paul Hoover on Twitter.

About Fourteen Hills:

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Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review * Department of Creative Writing * San Francisco State University * 1600 Holloway Avenue * San Francisco, CA 94132-1722 Poetry Editors: Stephen Rosenshein
Other poems by Fourteen Hills in Verse Daily:
February 1, 2015:   "Labor Poem #7" by Dan Alter
June 11, 2014:   "A No Good Thunderstorm" by Alexis Pope
June 10, 2014:   "Bundle, Then Swift the New Year" by Ruth Williams
January 23, 2014:   "Atmosphere" by Maxine Chernoff
June 15, 2013:   "A Name I Could Not Say Aloud" by James Allen Hall
June 14, 2013:   "Tar" by Douglas Kearney
September 19, 2012:   "Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia" by Gail Rudd Entrekin
August 19, 2012:   "Stork" by Rebecca Foust
February 27, 2012:   "Frozen River, Winter Says Goodbye" by Jesse Damiani
July 29, 2011:   "Giant Slayer Man" by Ricardo Pau-Llosa
March 25, 2011:   "[Without Objectivity]" by Alexis Pope
March 23, 2011:   "In the Early Morning in the Cypress Grove" by Michael Schiavo
September 15, 2010:   "(Save)" by Alison Doernberg
May 9, 2010:   "Drift" by Gregory Mahrer
May 8, 2010:   "Definition:" by MRB Chelko
August 28, 2009:   from Catabolism by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
August 26, 2009:   "Dear P. XII" by Victoria Chang
August 25, 2009:   "Certainly Uncertain: a love of tone poem" by Bob Hicok
August 24, 2009:   "Was to Have Been Called Whip-poor-will" by Lisa Olstein

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