Anne Overstreet – First Poetry Reading of 2005

My favorite poet will be reading at 7 p.m. on March 28, Monday, at Victrola. … [Read more...]

Poem of the Week: by Luci Shaw

Luci Shaw's new poem, published at Books and Culture... … [Read more...]

What Makes a Great Film? Here’s an Answer … from a Poet.

In a book called Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry, by the poet Jane Hirshfield, the author takes us through a series of exemplary poems, showing us how they deliver limited information, fleeting images, and create a complex and exquisite experience for the reader.On page 22, Hirshfield looks back at the poems for a moment, finding commonality between them. When she does, she explains why it is that they work so well. … [Read more...]

“Surviving the Open Heart”

Today I'm directing you to the excellent online poetry journal DMQ Review for some truly disquieting poetry. … [Read more...]

What Do Poetry and Police Brutality Have In Common?

Today, these words opened Nicole Brodeur's column in The Seattle Times: … [Read more...]

Thank You of the Week

I am going to strive to comment, once a week, on a person who has come into my life and brought blessing and inspiration.It may be a person I've never met. It may be someone I know through email. It may be someone close to me.Seems appropriate to start with someone close to me... … [Read more...]


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