Today's poem is "Another Country"
from Dead Man's Float
Copper Canyon Press
Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was the author of over three dozen books, including Legends of the Fall and Dalva, and served as the food columnist for the magazines Brick and Esquire. He published fourteen volumes of poetry, the final being Dead Man's Float (2016). His work has been translated into two dozen languages and produced as four feature-length films. As a young poet he co-edited Sumac magazine, with fellow poet Dan Gerber, and earned a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2007, he was elected into the Academy of American Arts and Letters.
Other poems by Jim Harrison in Verse Daily:
November 14, 2011: "Church" by Jim Harrison "After last night's storm the tulip..."
June 6, 2009: "New World" by Jim Harrison "This moment says no to the next...."
September 30, 2006: "Cabbage" by Jim Harrison " If only I had the genius of a cabbage..."
April 20, 2003: "While my bowl is still half full..." (w/ Ted Kooser) "you can eat out of it too..."
Books by Jim Harrison:
Other poems on the web by Jim Harrison:
Jim Harrison According to Wikipedia.
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