Today's poem is "To The Astronaut: On Impact"

from Sugar House Review

Lisa Fay Coutley is the author of Errata (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Award, and In the Carnival of Breathing (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition. Her poems have been awarded a fellowship from the NEA, scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers' Conferences, and an Academy of American Poets Levis Prize. Recent publications include Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Sou'wester, Seneca Review, Ninth Letter, and Poets & Writers. She holds a PhD from the University of Utah and is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing-Poetry at Snow College.

Other poems by Lisa Fay Coutley in Verse Daily:
March 3, 2016:   "Careo" "Which means I've started watching YouTube..."
September 8, 2011:   "To Sleep" "not as a woman who brews tea and kneels..."
July 7, 2011:   "Barefoot on the Pulpit" "Backstage, we don't kiss for an empty auditorium. We kiss..."
November 6, 2010:   "View from the High Road" "It is as you'd expect, beyond the rusting guardrails..."

Books by Lisa Fay Coutley:

Other poems on the web by Lisa Fay Coutley:
"June: Tinea"
Two poems
"Elegy for a Skinwalker"
Three poems
Two poems
Two poems
Three poems
Two poems
"Self-Portrait as Mountains Surrounding a Dry Lakebed"
"We Are All On the Edge of Something"

Lisa Fay Coutley's Website.

Lisa Fay Coutley on Twitter.

About Sugar House Review:

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Editors: John Kippen * Nathaniel Taggart * Jerry Vanieperen * Natalie Young

Other poems from Sugar House Review in Verse Daily:
August 10, 2016:   "To The Astronaut: On Impact" by Cady Vishniac
August 9, 2016:   "The Betta Fish, Christmas" by Julie Danho
November 1, 2015:   "Meditation: On Being a Mystery to Oneself" by Carl Phillips
August 30, 2012:   "from Clangings" by Steve Cramer
December 25, 2011:   "Frost in the Low Areas" by Karen Skolfield
December 23, 2011:   "Cursive" by Elizabeth Willis
November 5, 2011:   "Everyone in Goya's Black Paintings..." by Jeff Whitney
April 20, 2011:   "from Clangings" by Steven Cramer
May 25, 2010:   "I Want You" by Weston Cutter

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