Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bravo, Laura Kasischke

The top of my head has been surgically removed and trees and light and angels and the wind and the rain and the ghosts of any imagined past have all flooded in, are still flooding in dancing, dancing, dancing. I … Continue reading

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A Brief Guide to National Poetry Month

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blackberry/p.html?id=1423881 But what it doesn’t say is that lumping everything into poetry month makes for some difficulties. Poets might like to book an occasional reading in some other month. And what about trying to be three places at once to … Continue reading

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‘A Mad Obsession’: Poetry on the Brain

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In Te Domine Speravi

Brief exchange of glances over the wire. Wheels within.  No time to consider the inevitable when the muzzle is leveled at your eyeball. Good enough for a substitute morality. By the time you read this, all will be lost. Now … Continue reading

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In California During the Gulf War by Denise Levertov

Last night at Assumption College, a reunion of, and presentation by, participants in Denise Levertov’s seminal workshop in Worcester in the early 70’s. This morning, browsing Levertov poems with my coffee, I come on this late one, more apt than … Continue reading

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