Today's poem is "One Brother Suffers"
from Fleur-de-Lis

Saint James Infirmary Books

Jennifer Reeser is author of An Alabaster Flask, (winner of the Word Press First Book Prize), Winterproof, Sonnets from the Dark Lady and Other Poems, (a finalist for the Donald Justice Prize), and bestselling epic, The Lalaurie Horror. Her poems, critical essays, and translations of Cherokee, French and Russian literature have appeared in journals including Poetry, The Hudson Review, The Formalist, Light Quarterly, Able Muse, The National Review and The Dark Horse, and have been gathered in anthologies such as Measure for Measure, in Penguin/Random House Publisher’s Everyman’s Library series, in Longman's textbook, An Introduction to Poetry (edited by X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia), and Poets Translate Poets: A Hudson Review Anthology. She is a mentor on faculty with the West Chester Poetry Conference, and lives amid the bayous of southern Louisiana with the fiction writer, Jason Reeser, and her black cat, Baca.

Other poems by Jennifer Reeser in Verse Daily:
August 9, 2003:  "Compass Rose" "I'd buy you a Babushka doll, my heart..."

Books by Jennifer Reeser:

Other poems on the web by Jennifer Reeser:
"Blue-Crested Cry"
Sixteen poems
Two poems
Two poems

Jennifer Reeser's Website.

Jennifer Reeser on Twitter.

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