Today's poem is
"The Ohio River Bridge at Owensboro"
from Fresh Water: Poems From the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams
Pudding House Publications
Joe Survant is a native of Owensboro. He is the author of We Will All Be Changed, Anne and Alpheus, 1842-1882, winner of the 1995 Arkansas Poetry Prize, and The Presence of Snow in the Tropics. In 1999, Rafting Rise, a collection of narrative poems set in the Green River Basin in 1916, was a finalist for the Brittingham Prize at the University of Wisconsin Press. Survant's poetry has appeared in such magazines as Prairie Schooner, The American Voice, Chelsea, Poet & Critic, Strand Magazine, The Columbia Review, Cincinnati Poetry Review, Nimrod, Hellas, Exquisite Corpse and The Sow's Ear Poetry Review.
About Fresh Water: Poems From the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams:
Poets in this issue: Jennifer Bosveld, Betsy Andrews, Antler, Claire J. Baker, Anne Barney, Virginia Barrett, Richard Beban, Bruce Berger, James Bertolino, Donna Biffar, Wendy Bishop, William Borden, Gayle Brandeis, Julie Brown, W. K. Buckley, Michael Cadnum, David Chorlton, Robert M. Chute, Jim Clark, Michael Cleary, Marian Anderson Clover, Robert Coats, Joan Colby, Peter Cooley, Maril Crabtree, Kathe Davis, Lucille Lang Day, Jeanne Desy, Gary Duehr, John J. Dunphy, Marlene J. Egger, W. D. Ehrhart, Bob Engstrom-Heg, Annie Finch, Susan Firer, Charles Fishman, Deborah Fleming, Anne Carroll Fowler, Hugh Fox, David Garza, Greg German, Norman German, Stephen Gibson, Michael Gill, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Jane Glazer, John Grey, Gordon Grigsby, Richard Hague, Carole Wood Hardy, Heather Hartel, Penny Harter, juley harvey, Lola Haskins, Donald Hassler, John Holbrook, Don A. Hoyt, Kathleen Iddings, M. J. Iuppa, William Keener, Maya Khosla, John Knoeple, Ann B. Knox, Lee Kottner, Jennifer Lagier, Sandra Larson, Douglas W. Lawder, Jeffrey Lee, Donald Levering, Anthony Libby, Lyn Lifshin, Joel Lipman, Jeanne Lohmann, Joel Long, Janet McCann, Leigh McGuire, Joseph McLaughlin, Ken McManus, Robert Aquinas McNally, Gary Metras, David Meuel, Stephen Miller, Robert Miltner, Marianne Milton, Patrica Monaghan, Rebecca Motil, Jim Natal, Howard Nelson, Hugh Ogden, Christina Pacosz, Dixie Partridge, Ron Peat, Angela Peckenpaugh, Nita Penfold, James Penha, Roger Pfingston, Jeff Poniewaz, Patricia Ranzoni, Carlos Reyes, Diane Richard-Allerdyce, Elisavietta Ritchie, Judith Roche, Bertha Rogers, M. S. Rooney, Lawrence Russ, Timothy Russell, Carolyn Foster Segal, Thomas Shane, Vivian Shipley, Daniel Skach-Mills, Floyd Skloot, Dean Smith, Laurence Snydal, John M. Solensten, Scott Starbuck, David Staudt, Ellen Stitt, David Stringer, Joe Survant, David Swanger, Susan Terris, Jari Thymian, Sarah Van Arsdale, Frank Van Zant, Anna Viadero, Ken Waldman, Thom Ward, Michael Waters, Colleen M. Webster, Matt Welter, Claude Wilkinson, Paul Willis, Steve Wilson, Bill Yake, Gary Young, Holly C. Zeeb, Sondra Zeidenstein, Geraldine Zetzel
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