Today's poem is "The Back Roads"

from Pleiades

Jennifer GivhanGivhan's first book of poetry, Landscape with Headless Mama, won the Pleiades Editor's Prize for 2015 and is forthcoming from Pleiades Press in 2016.

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Other poems on the web by Jennifer Givhan:
"The Polar Bear"
"The Problem With My Eyes"
"Mars One Candidate Alison Rigby"
Four poems
Two poems
Two poems
"Lieserl Contemplates Resurrection"
"Devil at the Movies"
"Tasseography of Pregnancy After Miscarriage"
"Ritual With Fish Water"
Two poems
Two poems
Two poems

Jennifer Givhan's Website.

Jennifer Givhan on Twitter.

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Pleaides: A Journal of New Writing * Department of English * Central Missouri State University * Warrensburg, MO 64093 Editor: Kathryn Nuernberger

Other poems from Pleiades in Verse Daily:
June 28, 2016:   "Amateur Hour (What Do Sad Songs Remind You Of?)" by Charlie Clark
December 18, 2015:   "Pond" by Bianca Lech
December 17, 2015:   "Man" by Rebecca Lehmann
November 18, 2015:   "Snow" by Nellie Bridge
November 16, 2015:   "The Desired Change Will Occur" by Bill Carty
May 15, 2015:   "For the Cliff that Is Leaving Us" by Amy Sparks
May 13, 2015:   "Nethering" by Peter Cooley
August 20, 2014:   "Tame Me" by Ralph Angel
August 19, 2014:   "Swift Trucks" by Erika Meitner
August 22, 2013:   "Pond" by Michael Bazzett
August 21, 2013:   "Paranoia Is a Kind of Rain" by Daniel Moysaenko
August 20, 2013:   "Dift" by Gregory Lawless
May 1, 2013:   "Phlogiston Footage" by Nicky Beer
April 26, 2013:   "Elegy" by Cintia Santana
April 25, 2013:   "Brief Study of Parades" by Jill Osier
April 24, 2013:   "How I Made My Money" by Noah Blaustein
July 12, 2012:   "In a Landscape: XLI" by John Gallaher
July 11, 2012:   "The Last Word" by William Olsen
July 10, 2012:   "This Is What It Feels Like When I'm Telling the Truth" by Kent Shaw
July 9, 2012:   "The Buzzard and Reversal" by Michael Bazzett
February 15, 2012:   "Body of Moving and Light" by Peter Streckfus
February 13, 2012:   "A Prisoner of Things" by Alan Michael Parker
September 7, 2011:   "Camera Lucida" by Joshua Diamond
September 6, 2011:   "Like a Machine, Struggle for Mother" by Andrea Baker
September 1, 2011   "Arrows" by Bruce Bond
March 10, 2011:   "Pond as a Red Dress" by Victoria Chang
March 7, 2011:   "Aspirin and Shadow" by Chris Forhan
March 1, 2008:   "Apostasy" by Carol Quinn
June 27, 2007:   "The Sunset" by Randall Pondn
June 25, 2007:   "There Is No Pretending" by Mary Jo Bang
February 13, 2005:  "Ironwork" by Stephanie Bolster
February 12, 2005:  "Afterworld" by Sophie Cabot Black
February 11, 2005:  "Cruelties" by Stephen Dunn

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