Today's poem is "Getting Lost"
from The Unfastening

David R. Godine, Publisher

Wesley McNair captures the ordinary lives of northern New Englanders while writing about family conflict and other autobiographical subjects. His poems often explore American dreams interwoven with family drama and public culture. A New Hampshire native who has lived for many years in Mercer, Maine, McNair has authored nineteen books, nine of which are collections of poetry, including The Faces of Americans of 1853 (1983), The Town of No (1989), and Lovers of the Lost: New and Selected Poems (2010). His most recent book are The Lost Child: Ozark Poems (2014) and The Words I Chose: A Memoir of Family and Poetry (2012).

Other poems by Wesley McNair in Verse Daily:
September 14, 2014:   "Dancing in Tennessee" "How was he to know, when his father left them..."
June 27, 2010:   "Mistakes About Heaven" "Contrary to what is said..."
September 21, 2002:  "Sleep" "The young dog would like to know..."
July 10, 2002:  "Charles by Accident" "Named Charlie for the relaxed companionship we expected..."

Books by Wesley McNair:

Other poems on the web by Wesley McNair:
Twelve poems
Six poems
Two poems
Six poems
"My Wife"

Wesley McNair's Website.

Wesley McNair According to Wikipedia.

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