enjoy a slide show – writer’s life


It’s nice to have some writer news after a while of not!  HAPPY DANCE! My paper, ‘Metre and Meaning in Jane Kenyon’s ‘Song’ ” has been accepted for publication in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing.

Me & Bobby McGee cover – enjoy!

While waiting for poetry news and poetry teaching updates, here’s something to listen to on a sunny summer day.

listen to a poem on soundcloud

Pick an opening line:

  • “When spring began to breed mosquitos…” Listen
  • “Jim writes, ‘I feel like the designated scribe of the apocalypse…” Listen
  • “Mame, du host fayer gemakht…” (“Mama, you made fire…”) Listen
  • “The kicked them off the field, the Yeshiva boys…” Listen
  • “I was playing war with little men of plastic…” Listen
  • “His Grace, Duke Gonzaga, exempted Salomone Rossi Hebreo…” Listen
  • “There are some rotting joists in the crawlspace…” Listen
  • “How the rain, any rain, and the sun…” Listen
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