And a poem for today

I just really like this poem – and Billy Collins will always be one of my favorite poets. (You can read this here as well.) Dharma The way the dog trots out the front door every morning without a hat or an umbrella, without any money or the keys to her dog house never fails [Read More…]

On Reading Poetry (and a Poem)

Do you read poetry? I haven’t been very good at reading poetry for most of my life, even though I teach English for a living and am about to finish a master of fine arts in creative writing. I didn’t grow up reading much poetry, except to tear it apart (like we all did in [Read More…]