Knopf Poem-a-Day 2016


Every April, Knopf celebrates National Poetry Month by sending a poem every day throughout the month. Sign up here for Poem-a-Day.

And to whet your appetite for Poem-a-Day, a poem by Franz Wright:

Clearlake Oaks (II) 

The hawk rises
into the sun;
the lizard goes testing the dust
with its tongue—

hour, above
the windless
blond and shadow of the hill.

And I am
here to say this,

my mysterious
privilege and joy.