Today's poem is "America, I Do Not Call Your Name without Hope"
from Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry

Copper Canyon Press

Dean Rader was raised in western Oklahoma. He earned a BA at Baylor University and an MA and a PhD in comparative literature at SUNY-Binghamton. His work engages themes of identity and sustainability, with attention to formal and global shifts. His debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T.S. Eliot Prize, and the Writer's League of Texas Book Award. His recent collection, Landscape Portrait Figure Form, was named by the Barnes & Noble Review as one of the 'Best Books of Poetry of the Year.' Rader chairs the English Department at the University of San Francisco and has written columns for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Huffington Post. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.

Other poems by Dean Rader in Verse Daily:
January 11, 2011:   "Ocean Beach at TwiIight: 14" "Who's to say the stars understand..."

Books by Dean Rader:

Other poems on the web by Dean Rader:
"Relational Self Portrait"
Four poems
"American Self-Portrait"
"Sitting in the Cell Phone Waiting Lot at the San Francisco Airport, Awaiting My Father’s Arrival, I Write a Poem on the Day of Prince’s Death"
Two poems

Dean Rader's Website.

Dean Rader According to Wikipedia.

Dean Rader on Twitter.

Dean Rader on Facebook.

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