Today's poem is "Things that cannot be compared"
from Dovetail

Slapering Hol Press

Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including: Brain Fever (WW Norton) and Toxic Flora (W.W. Norton), both collections inspired by science; The Narrow Road to the Interior (W.W. Norton), a collection that takes its title from Basho's famous poetic journal; The Unbearable Heart (Kaya), which received an American Book Award; and Earshot (Hanging Loose Press), which was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize and an Association of Asian American Studies Literature A ward. Hahn takes pleasure in the challenges of collaboration, most recently with Lauren Henkin' s photographic series. Honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, PEN/Voelcker Award, Shelley Memorial Prize, and a Lila WallaceReader's Digest Writers' Award as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a distinguished professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Queens College, The City University of New York.

Tamiko Beyer is the author of We Come Elemental (Alice James Books), winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award and a Lamda Literary Award Finalist and the chapbook bough breaks (Meritage Press). Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, The Volta, Dusie, and elsewhere. She has received grants and fellowships from Kundiman, Astreaea Lesbian Writers Fund, Hedgebrook, and Washington University in St. Louis where she received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing. She is a social justice communications writer and strategist who spends her days writing truth to power. She lives in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

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