Today's poem is "Orchids"

from Pirene's Fountain

Diane Lockward is the author of The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop and four poetry books, most recently The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement. Her previous books are Temptation by Wtiter, What Feeds Us (which received the 2006 Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize), and Eve's Red Dress. Her poems have been included in such journals as Harvard Review, Southern Poetry Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her work has also been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and 7he Writers Almanac.

Other poems by Diane Lockward in Verse Daily:
November 14, 2016:   "And Life Goes On As It Has Always Gone On" "Snow and then more of it and just when spring..."
November 5, 2010:   "Birdhouse" "In the garden a single rose..."
March 1, 2003:  "The Missing Wife" "The wife and the dog planned their escape..."

Books by Diane Lockward:

Other poems on the web by Diane Lockward:
"For the Love of Avocados"
Three poems
Two poems
Three poems
Four poems
"The Study of Nature"
Two poems

Diane Lockward's Website.

Diane Lockward According to Wikipedia.

Diane Lockward on Twitter.

Diane Lockwood on Facebook.

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