The Daily Poem
Katherine Anne Porter's "Wild Geese Alighting on a Lake"
Jamaal May's "There Are Birds Here"
Jamaal Mayis an American poet fromDetroit.May was included in theBest American Poetryanthology from 2014. May lived in Detroit, where he taught poetry in public schools. He received an MFA fromWarren Wilson College.May has taught at theVermont College of Fine Arts, and was a fellow at theKenyon Reviewbetween 2014 and 2016.May cites Vievee Francis, another poet from Detroit, as an influence and mentor. His work has appeared inThe Believer,Poetry, andPloughshares.His debut book,Hum, was favorably reviewed byHTML Giantand other publications.Bio via Wikipedia.
Denise Levertov's "A Tree Telling of Orpheus"
Priscilla Denise Levertov(24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997) was a British-born naturalised American poet.She was a recipient of theLannan Literary Award for Poetry. - Bio via Wikipedia.
Ivan Turgenev's "A Dream"
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev(English:/tʊərˈɡɛnjɛf,-ˈɡeɪn-/;Russian:Иван Сергеевич Тургенев[note 1],IPA:[ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; 9 November[O.S.28 October]1818– 3 September 1883) was a Russian novelist,short storywriter, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer ofRussian literaturein the West.His first major publication, a short story collection entitledA Sportsman's Sketches(1852), was a milestone ofRussian realism. His novelFathers and Sons(1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-centuryfiction.Bio via Wikipedia