Poem of the Day Series, Reading

Poem of the Day: Elizabeth Bradfield

  PURSUIT                 —for Arctic Explorer Donald B. MacMillan                   Provincetown, September   All summer, town kids pose at the edge of the pier named after you and leap. I’ve just flown home from Baffin, Mac. A month of spotting polar bears, lecturing on tundra as raw wind shrugged us off, then winter chased us down the… Read More Poem of the Day: Elizabeth Bradfield

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Poetry Collections, Reviews & Interviews

The Rhythm of Reading & Hearing Poetry: Reading Three Beautiful Collections by Susan Lewis

  Do you ever find yourself in a reading slump? Or too unreasonably busy to even consider finding a way to fit reading in? And when you finally do have the time and energy, do you find yourself searching for that writing style that just throws you back in, every time? Well, this summer, as… Read More The Rhythm of Reading & Hearing Poetry: Reading Three Beautiful Collections by Susan Lewis

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Reading

Reading Allan Peterson

  CONTINENTAL   We were sinking The windows were filling with cities as if poured into glasses No one was thinking of drowning No one thinking air ship but there we were submerging A captain turned off the cabin lights We folded our tables    headed down quietly The moon holding its breath floated up   KNOWLEDGE… Read More Reading Allan Peterson

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Blogging & Poems, Reading, Reviews & Interviews

Counting Down to the New Year: Five of My Favorite Books of 2014

  Happy New Year, all! I hope you had a wonderful celebration of the upcoming new year and were able to spend some time recounting the good memories of 2014. Along with going to school and becoming a mom, this was definitely a year for reading and reviewing books. I learned a great deal this… Read More Counting Down to the New Year: Five of My Favorite Books of 2014

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Reviews & Interviews, YA Literature

Moving Forward, Moving Back: Reading Jason Odell Williams’ Personal Statement

  We’ve all been there. We reached the final year of high school and discovered the college, the school, the job, the career that we wanted, and we attempted to move forward. We did everything we thought we needed to do—and more—to ensure that we would land one of the open seats in the version… Read More Moving Forward, Moving Back: Reading Jason Odell Williams’ Personal Statement

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