Today's poem is "Someday I'll Love Ocean Vuong"
from Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Copper Canyon Press

Ocean Vuong poems appear in Kenyon Review, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Poetry, and The American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in New York City

Other poems by Ocean Vuong in Verse Daily:
February 15 2016:   "Of Thee I Sing" "We're riding in the back of the black..."
November 6, 2011:   "In Defense of Poverty" "We lost our way in that forgotten city...."

Books by Ocean Vuong:

Other poems on the web by Ocean Vuong:
Three poems
Three poems
"Tell Me Something Good"
"Ode to Masturbation"
Two poems
Three poems
"In Defense of Dancing"
"Song on the Subway"
"Home Wrecker"
"Prayer for the Newly Damned"
"Despite Everything, My Dancers"
Four poems
"Torso of Air"

Ocean Vuong's Website.

Ocean Vuong According to Wikipedia.

About Night Sky with Exit Wounds:

"What a treasure [Ocean Vuong] is to us. What a perfume he's crushed and rendered of his heart and soul. What a gift this book is."
—Li-Young Lee

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