Today's poem is "Two Voices on a Beach"
from If Anything

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Len Krisak won the Richard Wilbur Prize for his first collection, Even As We Speak (University of Evansville Press, 2000). He is the recipient of numerous other awards, including the Robert Frost Prize for 2000 and the Robert Penn Warren Award for 1998. His work has appeared in a number of anthologies, including the Oxford University Press volume Gods and Mortals: Poems on Classical Mythology and in such journals as Commonweal, Agenda, the Formalist, Pivot, Rattapallax, the Tennessee Review, Cumberland Poetry Review, and The Hudson Review.

Praise for Len Krisak:

"If there are still people who assume that metrical verse can't deal with present-day matter, let them read [Krisak] and stand corrected."
—X.J. Kennedy

"Len Krisak demonstrates...that great tradition is indeed still speaking to us in the twenty-first century. A well-made poem, he reminds us, is an emblem of courage."
—Mary Jo Salter

"These are poems that invite the reader again and again, through every avenue available to poetry, into a mind worth visiting and revisiting."
—Rhina P. Espaillat

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