Today's poem is "The Compost Heap"

from The National Poetry Review

A. E. Stallings resides in Athens, Greece, with her husband, John Psaropoulos, and new baby, Jason. Her first collection, Archaic Smile, won the Richard Wilbur Award. A second collection is forthcoming from TriQuarterly.

Other poems by A. E. Stallings in Verse Daily:

December 5, 2004:  "Explaining an Affinity for Bats"   "That they are only glimpsed in silhouette..."
April 14, 2004:  "Lilith"   "In the beginning, everything was..."
October 31, 2003:  "A Bone to Pick with You"   "It's time to take the skeleton out of the closet..."
December 9, 2002:  Eurydice Reveals Her Strength   "Dying is the easy part...."
November 27, 2002:  The Wife of the Man of Many Wiles   "Believe what you want to. Believe that I wove..."

About The National Poetry Review:
Poets in this issue: Paula Bohince, Tara Bray, Derick Burleson, Sarah Busse, Bonita M. Cox, K.E. Duffin, Jenny Factor, Judith Goldhaber, Ilya Kaminsky, Dan Kaplan, Lynne Knight, Hailey Leithauser, S. D. Lishan, M. B. McLatchey, Emily Rosko, Margot Schilpp, R. T. Smith, A. E. Stallings, Deborah Warren

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