Today's poem is "The Minor Poet Gives the Two-Poem Warning"
from Nightmares of the Minor Poet

Five Oaks Press

Lois Marie Harrod's most recent collection is a chapbook And She Took the Heart (Casa de Cinco de Cinco Hermanas Press, 2016). Her 13th and 14th poetry collections, Fragments from the Biography of Nemesis (Cherry Grove Press) and the chapbook How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth (Dancing Girl Press) appeared in 2013. The Only Is won the 2012 Tennessee Chapbook Contest (Poems & Plays), and Brief Term, a collection of poems about teachers and teaching was published by Black Buzzard Press, 2011. Cosmogony won the 2010 Hazel Lipa Chapbook (Iowa State). She is widely published in literary journals and online ezines from American Poetry Review to Zone 3. She teaches Creative Writing at The College of New Jersey fall semesters.

Other poems by Lois Marie Harrod in Verse Daily:
October 10, 2013:   "What the Phoenix Sings to the Ashes" "Let me tell you..." Other poems by Lois Marie Harrod in Verse Daily:
March 2, 2012:   "Headway beyond Fresh Kills" "What was a flagging headway of salty trees..."
July 2, 2011:   "Love, the English Teacher" "Love, the English teacher, grades the snow...."
April 16, 2006:   "Walt Whitman's Sermon on Spirituality to a Certain Congregation of Worms" " Open your mouth to the cease that surrounds..."
September 27, 2004:  "Voltages for Different Locations" "And I began to think of my heart as a ferris wheel..."

Books by Lois Marie Harrod:

Other poems on the web by Lois Marie Harrod:
"The Dream of Hair"
"If a Lion Could Speak, We Could Not Understand Him"
Five poems
Two poems
Four poems
Five poems
"Stuck in an Elevator with Medea"
"The Naked Man in the Glass Elevator"
"Lunch at Lakewood Middle School"
"How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth"
Two poems
"The Shadow of a Crow"
"Lucky Seven"

Lois Marie Harrod's Blog.

Lois Marie Harrod's Home Page.

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