Today's poem is "The Dog House"

from Hubbub

Judith Skillman's new collection is House of Burnt Offerings, from Pleasure Boat Studio. Her work has appeared in Tampa Review, Seneca Review, Prairie Schooner, FIELD, The Iowa Review, Poetry, Cimarron Review, The Southern Review, Midwest Quarterly Review, New Poets of the American West, and other journals and anthologies. Skillman is the recipient of grants from the Academy of American Poets, Washingron State Arts Commission, and King County Arts Commission. She has taught at City University, Richard Hugo House, Yellow Wood Academy, and elsewhere.

Other poems by Judith Skillman in Verse Daily:
January 15, 2015:   "High-Strung" "I weave the night..."
June 23, 2010:   "The Never" "They lie in separate rooms while the moon..."
January 30, 2010:   "Indian Summer" "The sun rests on its stem..."
April 7, 2009:   "The Crinolines" "In cages readied beside water..."
March 17, 2007:   "Dead-Heading the Flowers" "Hold the stem of this flower..."
March 1, 2007:   "Sien" "The picture of sorrow..."
February 13, 2007:   "Meadows" "What would the meadow hold..."
March 8, 2005:  "Field Thistle" ""Herb and spine..."
July 5, 2004:  "Reclaimed" "No, the acre has no hold on me, I told the cold...."
May 6, 2004:  "Lattice," "The Arbor" and "The Espalier" "By its milky light the sun left to grow..."
October 16, 2002:  "Lilacs" "Because they signify a life / less sterile, I twist their stems..."

Books by Judith Skillman:

Other poems on the web by Judith Skillman:
"Iphigenia in Alabaster"
"Eating Tongue"
Three poems
"Rehearsing the Past"
"Nightshade Gazal"
"The Hand of Sky"
"La Jolla de Mismaloya"
Six poems
Three poems
Two poems

Judith Skillman's Website.

Judith Skillman according to Wikipedia.

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Other poems by Hubbub in Verse Daily:
June 21, 2013:   "Kingfisher" by J.W. Marshall
August 13, 2011:   "Trapeze Swinger" by Andrew Michael Roberts
August 12 2011:   "The Gallery" by Annie Lighthart
October 8, 2010:   "The Dusty Smell of Hay" by Vern Rutsala
March 15, 2010:   "Key" by Miles Waggener
September 18, 2009:   "Elmer Rice's 'The Adding Machine'" by Marvin Bell
September 17, 2009:   "Girl in a Purple Dress " by Dorianne Laux

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