Tag Archives: Poetry
I heard on Xmas Eve that my poem “The Dark of Sheds,” which recently appeared in the Cider Press Review, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Many thanks to Caron and the other editors at CPR for their continued … Continue reading
Thanks to the editors at CPR for publishing The Dark of Sheds.
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
A.R. Ammons’ poem “Still” reminds us that nothing in the world is lowly, and that everything is in “surfeit of glory.” And finally he concludes that even the most seemingly lowly things, from beggars to ticks, are “magnificent with being.” … Continue reading
I’ve got a few poems published in the newest edition of the Apple Valley Review. Thanks to Leah Browning, editor of AVR.
The cause of his suffering is that he always wants to be religious and always goes the wrong way about it and remains a poet: consequently he is unhappily in love with God. –Kierkegaard What is the difference between a … Continue reading
Rilke speaks in his letters about the loneliness of childhood, and I think this Romantic notion of that state is generally accepted by most artists. And there is something to be said about the long stretches of boredom–at least, it … Continue reading