Today's poem is "I Am Not Built for Dead"
from Hard Child

Copper Canyon Press

Natalie Shapero has worked as a civil rights lawyer and is currently Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University and an Editor at Large of the Kenyon Review. Her first poetry collection No Object was published by Saturnalia in 2013, and her writing has appeared in The Believer, The New Republic, Poetry, and The Progressive. She lives in Massachusetts.

Other poems by Natalie Shapero in Verse Daily:
May 17, 2016:   "The Sky" "Whatever I care for, someone else loves it..."
March 24, 2013:   "Four Fights" "(point) To stop a crime in progress..."

Books by Natalie Shapero:

Other poems on the web by Natalie Shapero:
Six poems
Two poems
"My Hair Is Kind of My Thing"
"Flags and Axes"
"A Moving Poem"
"You’d Better Run"
"Salt and Paper"

Natalie Shapero's Website.

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