Daily Poems 9/18/16: hands, a co-written poem about czars, & a new translation of a Rilke poem

At Poetry Daily, Paul Weinfield has a translation of a Rainer Marie Rilke poem from The Book of Hours:

Maybe I am traveling, like some secret ore,
through the hard veins of a mountain, alone.
And I’m in so deep that I see no door

Read rest of poem 

At Verse Daily, Mary Biddinger and Jay Robinson have “The Czar:”


The Czar

has a list of regrets.  It’s short, and ghost-written.


Sometimes other people enjoy works of literature

and close the cover then drink a fine glass of water.

Read rest of poem 


Poets.org has posted the poem “Amaze” by Adelaide Crapsey: 

I know 
Not these my hands 

Read rest of poem 

Note: I’m dropping The Writer’s Almanac from these daily posts as they’re recycling poems they’ve published before rather than finding new ones.  Whether or not one has already read the poems on it, it’s still a great site to check out daily, though! 


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