Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. To start our week, here is a poem by Sylvia Plath, “Blackberrying,” which seems particularly fitting right now. Enjoy!… Read More Poem of the Day: Sylvia Plath
Happy Friday, friends! To carry us into the weekend, here are several short poems by Allan Peterson, from his latest collection, THIS LUMINOUS. Enjoy!… Read More Poems of the Day: Allan Peterson
Happy Thursday, friends! Here is today’s Poem of the Day: “Another Antipastoral” by Vievee Francis. Enjoy!… Read More Poem of the Day: Vievee Francis
Happy Wednesday, friends! Here’s today’s Poem of the Day: “Radium Girl” by Rebecca Pelky. Enjoy!… Read More Poem of the Day: Rebecca Pelky
Happy Monday, all! Here’s a new poem, by me, about social distancing and the ongoing pandemic, while trying to find new beauty in the world. Enjoy.… Read More A New Poem: Social Distancing & What’s Left Of It—
Happy Tuesday. In memory of Ralph Angel tonight, here are several of his poems from his collection, YOUR MOON, from New Issues Poetry and Prose. Enjoy. … Read More Poem of the Day & Remembering Ralph Angel
Happy Monday, friends! In an effort to share a little beauty during these difficult times, I’m bringing back my Poem of the Day series. Today: Jennifer Jackson Berry’s “I Lost Our Baby.” Enjoy.… Read More The Coronavirus & A Poem of the Day: Jennifer Jackson Berry
Welcome to AWP 2020 week in San Antonio, Texas! Though I won’t be able to attend, I wanted to share my favorite tips and tricks for navigating the conference successfully, and my recommendations for this year’s top panels, readings, and new book releases. Enjoy! #AWP #AWP2020… Read More AWP Is This Week! Here’s How To Make The Most Of It.
“And the wife leaning out the window
with her hand extended, as in payment,
and the seeds
distinct, gold, calling”
– from Louise Glück’s “All Hallows.”
Enjoy! We have four more days until Halloween!… Read More Reading Louise Glück: 4 Days until Halloween
“Haunted, they say, believing
the soft, shifty
dunes are made up
of…” – from “Djinn” by Rae Armantrout. Enjoy! We have 5 more days until Halloween!… Read More Reading Rae Armantrout: 5 Days until Halloween
TGIF, friends! I hope you had a wonderful week! This week, I had the pleasure of writing in entertainment and reflecting on my poetry, in addition to my usual trending pieces. Enjoy! … Read More It’s the “Almost Halloween” Friday Round-Up!
Happy Friday, friends! Here are TWO weeks’ worth of content; I hope you enjoy these! In the meantime, tell me about your favorite things this fall, and how you’re preparing for NaNoWriMo! … Read More Birthday Weekend Round-Up!