Today's poem is "Cinders Of"
from Late Empire

Copper Canyon Press

Lisa Olstein is the author of Radio Crackling, Radio Gone, Lost Alphabet, Little Stranger and Late Empire. An album of songs based on her writing, Cold Satellite, was released by singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault in 2010. Olstein is the recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Centrum. A contributing editor of jubilat, she co-founded and for ten years co-directed the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She teaches at the Michener Center for Writers, the MFA program based in the Department of English at UT Austin.

Other poems by Lisa Olstein in Verse Daily:
March 18, 2017:   "Shimmer Here Shimmer" "Remember the feel of the latch..."
July 15, 2013:   "Ibex Have Evolved for Life at the Top" "When we say specimen..."
August 24, 2009:   "Was to Have Been Called Whip-poor-will" "Dog hears it..."
August 17, 2009:   "[receding sphinx]" "I'm working with a common family of flower feeders. Many..."

Books by Lisa Olstein:

Other poems on the web by Lisa Olstein:
"Dear One Absent This Long While"
Seven poems
Five poems
Three poems
"Ready Regret"
"Blue Water Navy"
"Possibility of Repair"

Lisa Olstein's Website.

Lisa Olstein According to Wikipedia.

Lisa Olstein on Facebook.

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