The VPR Poem of the Week is J.P. Dancing Bear’s “Stone City,” which appeared in the Fall/Winter 2010-2011 issue (Volume XII, Number 1) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
J. P. Dancing Bear is the author of Inner Cities of Gulls (SalmonPoetry, 2010), Conflicted Light (SalmonPoetry, 2008), Gacela of Narcissus City (2006), and Billy Last Crow (2004). His poems have been published in Shenandoah, Third Coast, New Orleans Review, Natural Bridge, The Raleigh Quarterly, Mississippi Review, Verse Daily, and many other literary magazines. He is the editor of American Poetry Journal.
Tuesday of each week One Poet’s Notes highlights an excellent work by a poet selected from the issues of Valparaiso Poetry Review, except when other posts with news or updates preempt the usual appearance of this item, with the recommendation that readers revisit it.