Monthly Archives: August 2013

On Faith, Not-Faith, Poetry & Death*

A poet is constantly in a state of reassessment as long as he desires to be a vital presence, whether on the page or in the world.   So I have continuously and obsessively turned the object, the diamond of poetry, … Continue reading

Posted in Starting from Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Poetic Development*

Poets, perhaps unlike poems, are born not made, but they aren’t born in the womb so much as they are born in the world–maybe even as the result of the world.  Stevens often referred to the world as the mother, … Continue reading

Posted in Starting from Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Upcoming Readings

Friday, November 1, 2013 Poets on Childlessness and Parenthood featuring Margaret Bashaar, Sarah Kain Gutowski and Adam Penna at the Great Falls Library 9830 Georgetown Pike Great Falls, VA 6 p.m. (followed by wine reception) Saturday, November 2, 2013 Poets … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Readings | Tagged , | Leave a comment