Today's poem is "Blue-footed Boobies"
from Galapagos Poems

Kattywompus Press

Sally Bliumis-Dunn teaches Modern Poetry and Creative Writing at Manhattanville College. She received her B.A. in Russian language and literature from U.C. Berkeley in 1983 and her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College in 2002. Her poems have appeared in BigCityLit, Lumina, New York Times, Nimrod, The Paris Review, PBS News Hour, Prairie Schooner, Poetry London, RATTLE, Rattapallax, Spoon River Poetry Review and Chance of A Ghost, an anthology put out by Helicon Nine in 2005. Her poems have appeared on The Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-day, Ted Kooser 's "American Life in Poetry, the Writer's Almanac and Verse Daily. In 2002, she was a finalist for the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize. Her manuscript, Talking Underwater, which has been a finalist for The University of Arkansas Press' First Book Prize in 2006, a semifinalist for The Kenyon First Book contest in 2002, the Bright Hill Press in 2005 and a finalist for the Richard Snyder Poetry Prize from Ashland Press in 2006, was published by Wind Publications in 2007. In 2008, she was asked to read in the "Love Poems Program" at the Library of Congress. Second Skin was published by Wind Publications in 2010. Her chapbook, Galapagos Poems was published by Kattywompus Press in 2016. She lives in Armonk, New York with her husband, John. They share four children, Ben, Angie, Kaitlin and Fiona.

Other poems by Sally Bliumis-Dunn in Verse Daily:
July 18, 2011:   "On a Walk" "I wonder if we've taken..."
December 15, 2008:   "Tell it Slant" "Have to sail at an angle..."
November 23, 2007:   "In the Women's Locker Room" "Over the tops of the lockers..."

Books by Sally Bliumis-Dunn:

Other poems on the web by Sally Bliumis-Dunn:
Three poems
Two poems
"Blue Cloud"
Two poems

Sally Bliumis-Dunn's Website.

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