Category Archives: poems
“The Door Was Open and the House Was Dark” (from Granta) shows you how good even the minor poems of a tremendous poet can be.
Random bullets of not having posted on the blog in months (RBONHPOTBIM): My poem “The Fear of the Dark” appeared on Slate a few weeks ago. (Wow!) We’re busy receiving and reading applications for the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. We … Continue reading
My poem “Storm” appeared in the December 31, 2012, issue of The New Republic, embedded in Paul Starr’s review of The Signal and the Noise, by Nate Silver. Other poems in the issue: Benjamin Glassman’s “Sentimental Death Text Variation” and Allison Lemnos’ “Waiting … Continue reading
Adrienne Rich was a great writer, a great woman, and she changed the landscape of American poetry. Now that her great voice has finished speaking new words, we will hear anew what was, and is, so necessary about her work. … Continue reading