Pick-a-Poem: “Happiness”

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Welcome, dear blog readers, for another installment of our weekly “Pick-a-Poem” feature. Each Wednesday, we feature a new poem here on the blog. These poems come from Poetry Daily, which is a great site to visit if you’re looking for new poetry to read. This week we’re featuring Happiness by Andrea Cohen.

According to her bio page, Andrea Cohen has published several collections of poetry, including Kentucky Derby (2011), Furs Not Mine (2015), and the forthcoming Unfathoming, which will be published in 2017. She directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Writers House at Merrimack College.

Happiness by Andrea Cohen

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Pick-a-Poem: “Furs Not Mine”

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Welcome, blog readers, to another Wednesday. On Wednesdays here, we feature new poetry for you to read and discover. Maybe you’ll find your next favorite poet in one of these posts. These new poems come from Poetry Daily, which is a really helpful site to visit when you’re searching for new poetry. This week we’re featuring Furs Not Mine by Andrea Cohen. It’s a short poem, but I really like what Cohen does with language in that short space, and I like the message that comes across.

According to her bio page, Andrea Cohen has written several collections of poetry, including The Cartographer’s VacationLong Division, and Kentucky Derby. Her work has also appeared in publications such as The New Republic, The New Yorker, and Poetry. She has received a PENDiscovery Award and Glimmer Train‘s Short Fiction Award. She directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Furs Not Mine by Andrea Cohen

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