Today's poem is "Pastoral"

from Birmingham Poetry Review

Betty Adcock is the author of six collections of poems from LSU Press, notably Intervale: New and Selected Poems (2001), winner of the Poet's Prize and a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Prize, and Slantwise> (2008), winner of LSU's Leslie Phillabaum Prize. In 2014, her chapbook Widow Poems appeared from Jacar Press. Her work has appeared in many anthologies, including three Pushcart Prize anthologies. She has received the North Carolina Award for Literature, the Texas Institute of Letters Prize, and the Hanes Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. She has held fellowships from the NEA and the State of North Carolina, as well as the Guggenheim Foundation. Kenan Writer in Residence at Meredith College for many years, she was for ten years a faculty member at the low-residency Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. She has held several visiting professorships, most recently at North Carolina State University. She is completing her seventh full-length book.

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Other poems from Birmingham Poetry Review in Verse Daily:
July 12, 2016:   "Pastoral" by Rose McLarney
December 4, 2015:   "Sidewalks" by Allison Joseph
December 3, 2015:   "Rings" by Ricardo Pau-Llosa
December 2, 2015:   "Lambing" by Luke Hollis
March 7, 2012:   "Parties" by Michael Milburn
March 6, 2012:   "Kings Highway" by Robert W. Hill
March 24, 2011:   "Prairie" by Sidney Wade
March 22, 2011:   "Ficus" by Gregory Fraser
July 2, 2006:   "Biochemically Speaking, People Are Close Relatives of Soy" by Charles Harper Webb

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