Poem of the Week: “Signs” by Larry D. Thomas

By: Edward Byrne Last Updated: May 15, 2012

vprThe VPR Poem of the Week is Larry D. Thomas’s "Signs," which appears in the Spring/Summer 2012 issue (Volume XIII, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.

Larry D. Thomas, a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, was the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate. He has published eighteen collections of poems, most recently A Murder of Crows (Virtual Artists Collective, 2011). His New and Selected Poems was long-listed for the National Book Award.

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.