Today's poem is "Icebergs, Ilulissat"
from Shirt In Heaven

Copper Canyon Press

Jean Valentine is the current State Poet of New York. She is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, which won the National Book Award for Poetry. She has earned many of the country’s highest honors for her work, including the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and The Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Prize. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and Columbia University. She lives in New York City.

Other poems by Jean Valentine in Verse Daily:
October 22, 2010:   "If a Person Visits Someone in a Dream, in Some Cultures the Dreamer Thanks Them" "Dear Reginald..."
March 11, 2009:   "Your Picture" "Brown museum hair, brushed the way they brush it there..."
June 25, 2005:  "I wanted to be sure to reach you" "My valley at peace with unforgetfulness..."

Books by Jean Valentine:

Other poems on the web by Jean Valentine:
Eighteen poems
Seventeen poems
Three poems
Thirty poems

Jean Valentine's Website.

Jean Valentine According to Wikipedia.

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