Today's poem is "Loss"
from A Short Tablature of Loss

Seven Kitchens Press

Rodney Gomez is the author of the chapbooks Mouth Filled with Night (Northwestern University Press, 2014), winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize, and Spine, winner of the Gloria Anzaldua Poetry Prize (Newfound, 2015). He is a member of the Macondo Writers' Workshop and his poetry has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Barrow Street, Blackbird, Salt Hill, Drunken Boat, and RHINO, where it won the Editors' Prize. Born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, he earned a BA from Yale and an MFA from the University of Texas — Pan American. He has served on the board of Migrant Health Promotion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of migrants, immigrants, and related populations. He edits the accompanying anthology to El Retorno—an annual event honoring Gloria E. Anzaldua held at the University of Texas-Pan American. He works as the transportation director of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Books by Rodney Gomez:

Other poems on the web by Rodney Gomez:
"Probability of the Sparrow"
Three poems
Three poems

Rodney Gomez on Twitter.

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