Poem of the Week: “Snapshot: Four Turkeys at the Feeders” by Daniel Donaghy

By: Edward Byrne Last Updated: November 23, 2010

vprThe VPR Poem of the Week is Daniel Donaghy’s “Snapshot: Four Turkeys at the Feeders,” which appeared in the Spring/Summer 2007 issue (Volume VIII, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.

Daniel Donaghy is the author of two books of poetry, Streetfighting (BkMk Press, 2005) and Start with the Trouble (University of Arkansas Press, 2009). His work also has appeared in numerous journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, Commonweal, The Hollins Critic, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, and Texas Review. He is an assistant professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University.

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.