Poem-a-Day Collection II
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Enjoy poems from some of today’s most distinguished poets, brought to you by Knopf.
Publishers and booksellers have traditionally set aside April as the official month to focus attention on poetry and its contribution to our culture. For the past 13 years, Knopf has sent out a free poem from one of its distinguished poets each day during the month of April in celebration of poetry month. This Poem-a-Day Collection features all the poems from Knopf’s 2010 Poem-a-Day program. Enjoy the collection, and also take a minute to visit their site to learn more about these poems and to sign up for this year’s poem-a-day email. Find them at www.knopfpoetry.com.
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Opening Lines (Experimental)
like a married couple who can’t get along.
and sinister, and my right, which is righteous.
and voted against myself, a two-party system.
my right cleaved to the straight and narrow.
my right stood upright as a Roman soldier.
of brown, well, Dionysus, meet Apollo.
while Adam puts his right foot ...
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