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Lesley Wheeler Poem on Poetry Daily

Lesley Wheeler, professor of English and chair of the department, is the featured poet on Poetry Daily today (Thursday, June 11). Her poem, “The Unbeliever Takes a Hike,” is the poem of the day on the site. It is an account of a walk on Woods Creek Trail and was published originally in the Winter 2008 edition of The National Poetry Review. Lesley’s latest book, Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the Present, was published in 2008 by Cornell University Press.