Tag Archives: Poems
I fear that I’m not a very good friend sometimes. I can be thoughtless and absentminded, and even when I think to call the people I love–and I do love them–the phone seems suddenly to weigh ten tons, and I … Continue reading
I’ve got two poems published in the newest issue of Albatross. Please check them out. You can download a pdf version of the journal at the site. Special thanks to Richard Smyth, editor of Albatross and Anabiosis Press, for his … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning for weeks now to write a post here about becoming a poet and never was the urge more strongly felt than after reading a poem by Edward Thomas two weeks ago. The poem, called “Adlestrop,” ends like this: … Continue reading
“Men of Faith” is featured today on Liturgical Credo’s site. Four other poems will follow tomorrow through Saturday. Thanks to Colin Burch, editor of L.C.
I’ve got a few poems published in the newest edition of the Apple Valley Review. Thanks to Leah Browning, editor of AVR.
Next month, S4N Books releases my first full-length collection of poems, Little Songs & Lyrics to Genji. Actually, the book contains not one full-length collection, but two long sequences. The first, “Little Songs,” is a series of sonnet-like poems presented … Continue reading
I started this blog to correspond with my sabbatical, which began officially in January and ended when I taught my first class in September. It was a rough few days the first week, and I’m still not altogether used to … Continue reading
I wonder sometimes why I began to write. And sometimes I wonder why I still do. I know my process well enough to know that I especially feel this way after a long bout of writing. The last year has … Continue reading
Eliot says that humility is endless. And Thoreau says that “humility like darkness reveals the heavenly lights.” But I’ve been thinking lately about a book called The Wisdom of the Desert, translated by Thomas Merton, which is a compendium of meditations, lessons … Continue reading