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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

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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

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Poem in New Issue of Long Island Quarterly

I’ve got a new poem in Long Island Quarterly’s Fall/Winter issue.  Please check it out here.  And thanks to George Wallace for his continued support.

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Poem in Cider Press Review 14.2

Thanks to the editors at CPR for publishing The Dark of Sheds.

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On Becoming a Poet

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

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