Today's poem is "When"
from Run the Red Lights

Copper Canyon Press

Ed Skoog was born in Topeka, Kansas, and earned his MFA at the University of Montana. His poetry has appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, The Paris Review and Ploughshares, and earned the Poetry Society of America's Lyric Poetry Award and the Washington State Book Award. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Other poems by Ed Skoog in Verse Daily:
August 4, 2013:   "At the western outfitters the clerk" "shows me a photo of the musk ox..."
November 17, 2009:   "Postscript: Autobiographical" "I rode my bike across the Argentine...."

Books by Ed Skoog:

Other poems on the web by Ed Skoog:
Two poems
"Gwendolyn Brooks Park, Topeka"
Two poems
Two poems
Two poems
"Being in Plays"
"Looking for Work"
"Pier Life"
"1978 Buick Station Wagon"
"Rough Day"
Three poems

Ed Skoog According to Wikipedia.

Ed Skoog on Twitter.

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