Today's poem is "Seeing the famous, our desire for fame"

from The Cincinnati Review

David O'Connell's chapbook A Better Way to Fall was awarded the 2013 Philbrick Poetry Award from the Providence Athenaeum. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Sou them Poetry Review, Lake Effect, and North American Review, among other journals.

Books by David O'Connell:

Other poems on the web by David O'Connell:
Two poems
"Sgt. Bradley Talks Emergency Procedure"

*David O'Connell's Website.

About The Cincinnati Review:

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Editor: Don Bogen

Other poems from The Cincinnati Review in Verse Daily:
October 9, 2014:   "We Real Nerds" by David Hernandez
October 7, 2014:   "The Tornado Wants a Companion" by Catherine Pierce
November 27, 2012:   "Inoperable" by Andrea Cohen
November 26, 2012:   "Rara Avis Decoy" by Lo Kwa Mei-en
November 21, 2012:   "Pittsburgh Plate & Glass Company Lot 63" by Sara J. Grossman
November 19, 2012:   "After Afterlude" by Medbh McGuckian
February 23, 2012:   "Talk-Talk, Ambulance Style" by Nance Van Winckel
July 4, 2011:   "At the Dock at Dusk" by Michael Chitwood
June 29, 2011:   "Wing" by Lisa Williams

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