The VPR Poem of the Week is Nancy Botkin’s “A Crowd Inside,” which appeared in the Spring/Summer 2012 issue (Volume XIII, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
Nancy Botkin is the author of Parts That Were Once Whole (Mayapple Press 2007) and In Waves (March Street Press 2009). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Poetry East, Laurel Review, Eclipse, South Dakota Review, and many others. Botkin teaches at Indiana University South Bend.
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.