Today's poem is "To Swallow These Catastrophes"

from Salt Hill

Nick Narbutas received his MFA from Columbia University, where he taught poetry as a Graduate Teaching Fellow. His poems have appeared in Pleiades, The Adroit Journal, and The Massachusetts Review, among others. He lives in Oakland, CA.

Other poems on the web by Nick Narbutas:
"People We Were Soon to Become"
"Tiresias Abandons His Pretense"
"Alabaster Joe has a Bullet with Your Name on It"
"The Mother Goddess Slaying The Buffalo Demon"
"Enchanted, I'm Sure"
"One Year After Seeing Orion Walk to the Island"
Four poems

Nick Narbutas's Blog.

About Salt Hill:

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Salt Hill Journal * Syracuse University * English Department * Syracuse, NY 13244
Poety Editors: Kelinda Jones * Billy Templeton III
Other poems by Salt Hill Journal in Verse Daily:
May 9, 2016:   "The Death Spread" by Tyler Brewington
May 3, 2014:   "Sunglesses" by James Gendron
May 2, 2014:   "Telomere" by Judson Evans
May 1, 2014:   "The Yellow Thing" by Kirsten Kaschock
June 14, 2011:   "Overture to a Legend" by Bridget Talone
June 12, 2011:   "Svendborg Sound" by Rich Hilles
June 10, 2011:   "I Don't Mind the Mess that Comes from Pressing Hard..." by Matt Mauch
July 22, 2010:   "I Was Using Your Mail Order Drugs" by Karyna McGlynn
May 1, 2010:   "Grunion" by Dore Kiesselbach
April 30, 2010:   "More Precisely" by Ander Monson
September 5, 2009:   "Do the Right Thing" by Adrian Matejka
June 10, 2009:   "After All This" by Richard Jackson
June 8, 2009:   "Surrender" by Dorianne Laux
November 13, 2008:   from "All the Purple Deer" by Christopher Shipman
November 12, 2008:   "Andalusia" by Matthew Rohrer
November 11, 2008:   "Every Will Builds Itself a Satellite" by Chris Tonelli

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