Monthly Archives: April 2016

As It Ought to Be

Today, the website As It Ought to Be is featuring my poem “A Newborn Girl at Passover” in their Saturday Poetry Series.

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Prince, 1958-2016

Six years ago, in a brief tribute to the poet Ai, I tried to put into words my sense of the way¬†an artist’s work transforms when the artist’s life is over, and quoted Bishop’s elegy for Lowell: “Sad friend, you … Continue reading

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