Monthly Archives: May 2012

Two films worth waiting for?

“When you start with poetry I think you start thinking about the shape of a film in a different way, and it opens up new approaches,” http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118054021

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Mother’s Day

I never really wrote a poem for my mother. In fact I’ve never been much good at occasional poetry–it requires a sort of deliberate intention I can seldom bring to my writing table. But my earliest awareness of the thing … Continue reading

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Thank you, Lloyd Schwartz…

for selecting my poem, “Windraker” as the 2012 Frank O’Hara Prize winner. Congratulations to the other winners and honorable mentions: Thomas F. Carroll, Doris E. Matthews, Helen Marie Casey, Rodger Martin, Catherine Zebrowski, and Robert Steele. All winning and honorable … Continue reading

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