NPM Day 30 | Ted Kooser | March 20: Vernal Equinox

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“March 20: the  vernal equinox” by Ted Kooser, from Winter Morning Walks: one hundred postcards to Jim Harrison (Carnegie Mellon UP, 2000)

NPM Day 29 | Marie Howe | Magdalene on Gethsemane

 

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“Magdalene on Gethsemane” by Marie Howe, from Magdalene (Norton, 2017)

 

NPM Day 28 | Jianqing Zheng | River Moon

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“River Moon” by Jianqing Zheng, from Down to the Dark River (Louisiana Literature Press, 2016)

NPM Day 27 |Mark Jackley | The Morning Sun

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“The Morning Sun” by Mark Jackley, from THERE WILL BE SILENCE WHILE YOU WAIT (Plain View Press, 2009)

NPM Day 26 | Katy Lederer | The Intellect Can Only Talk About Wisdom

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” The Intellect Can Only Talk About Wisdom” by Katy Lederer, from The Heaven Sent Leaf (BOA, 2008)

NPM Day 25 | Philip Schultz | The Stranger in Old Photos

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“The Stranger in Old Photos” by Philip Schultz, from
The God of Loneliness: New and Collected Poems (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)

NPM Day 24 | Robert Bly | People Like Us

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“People Like Us” by Robert Bly, from Stealing Sugar from the Castle (Norton 2013)

NPM Day 23 | Robert Fernandez | The Ground Beneath

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“The Ground Beneath” by Robert Fernandez, from Scarecrow (Wesleyan, 2016)

NPM Day 22 | Gary Soto | Field Poem

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“Field Poem” by Gary Soto, from Selected Poems (Chronicle Books, 1995)

NPM Day 21 | Robert Bly | Thinks to Think

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“Things to Think” by Robert Bly, from Eating the Honey of Words (Harper Collins, 1999)