Today's poem is "Daisies vs. Bees"
from Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones

Copper Canyon Press

Lucia Perillo 's sixth book of poems, On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths (Copper Canyon, 2012), was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and received the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award. Her other publications include a book of stories, Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain (Norton, 2012), and one of essays, I've Heard the Vultures Singing (Trinity University Press, 2009). Inseminating the Elephant (Copper Canyon, 2009) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Other poems by Lucia Perillo in Verse Daily:
June 25, 2012:   "Black Transit" "Trees bare. Days short. And at dusk..."
March 31, 2011:   "To the Field of Scotch Broom That Will Be Buried by the New Wing of the Mall" "Half costume jewel, half parasite, you stood..."
June 15, 2010:   "Hokkaido" "War Emblem, the famous stallion..."
April 13, 2009:   "Inseminating the Elephant" "The zoologists who came from Germany..."
January 19, 2009:   "Altered Beast" "You were a man and I used to be a woman..."
May 31, 2005: 
"Chum" ""How come we all don't have the luxury of our ghosts..."
July 3, 2003:  "A Simple Campsong" "In the days of yore, three handsome drunks..."

Books by Lucia Perillo:

Other poems on the web by Lucia Perillo:
Eight poems
Five poems

Lucia Perillo's Website.

Lucia Perillo According to Wikipedia.

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