Today's poem is "My Life as a Hummer"

from Conduit

Terrance Hayes is the author of four books of poetry, most recently, Lighthead (Penguin), winner of the 2010 National Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Wind In A Box (Penguin, 2006), awarded a Pushcart Prize; Hip Logic (Penguin, 2002), selected for the National Poetry Series; and Muscular Music (Tia Chucha Press, 1999), recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His fifth collection, How to Be Drawn, is forthcoming from Penguin in 2015. Named a Spring 2015 Bagley Wright Lecturer, he is a Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh and a Cave Canem faculty member. Additional honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a United States Artists Zell Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is the editor of The Best American Poetry 2014 (Scribner, 2014), the preeminent annual anthology of contemporary American poetry.

Other poems by Terrance Hayes in Verse Daily:
January 28, 2008:   "The Blue Sylvia" "A daily dose of repentance. Eyeballs rattling..."

Books by Terrance Hayes:

Other poems on the web by Terrance Hayes:
Seven poems
Ten poems
Three poems
"Arbor for Butch"
"New York Poem"

Terrance Hayes's Website.

Terrance Hayes According to Wikipedia.

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