Tag Archives: Poetry

For Anne, 1963-2015

Untitled; MPW, 2020 (watercolor) Apparition Still you come to me sister two or three times a week in this blue water as lifting my head I catch the phantom blur of you at the edge of the pool, your body … Continue reading

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Poet Gregory Orr; a brief excerpt from a recent “On Being” interview…..

  “……But a person in crisis, an individual in crisis, is someone who has been bowled over by some kind of crisis. And what poetry says to us is, you know what? Turn your confusion, turn your world into words. … Continue reading

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Thinking about Wallace Stevens….

     “What is the poet’s subject?  It is his sense of the world.  The truth is that a man’s (one’s) sense of the world dictates his subjects to him, and that this sense is derived from his personality, his … Continue reading

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Innisfree Poetry Journal – Issue 26

With thanks to Innisfree editor Greg McBride for publishing the above poem in the current issue. See also poet and essayist Rod Jellema’s essays on James Wright, Donald Hall, and Louis Simpson, in the same issue.

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Explorations: No. 5

“I find my position as a poet today a curious one… For a long time I have maintained that the poet’s affair was the individual human soul, the story of it in one man, in my case the transforming of … Continue reading

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