7 Apr

Ching 1

… The artist Ching Ho Cheng was a friend of mine. He was one of many talented people I knew whose life and career ended …

30 Mar

Rabbits

… I bought some books with prints of Chinese paintings of plants and animals when I was in Wuhan, China in 2006. I can’t read …

29 Mar

Walking After Midnight

… Here Bill reads Robert Frost from his book, Walking After Midnight, at the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day Marathon at Saint Mark’s Church, NYC, …

24 Mar

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… In the early 90s I went to Mexico a lot to work on my novel, What Night Forgets, usually for the month of January. …

23 Mar

Selected Poems

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28 Feb

Ezra Pound Cantos

… In the 1970s I bought an LP of the Caedmon recordings of Ezra Pound reading four of his Cantos and other poems. After I …

9 Feb

hand

… 121 Out of the old dead roots comes life itself. Milkweed shoots shooting up from the cold ground have made my mourning happy to …

25 Jan

Sonnet 42

19 Jan

pat's

… Guatemala Notebooks or Trying to Understand Something for Pat who asked me when he left to keep this journal in his stead The same …

18 Jan

Muriel Rukeyser

… Wallace Stevens (1979 – 1955) The Idea of Order at Key West She sang beyond the genius of the sea. The water never formed …

4 Jan

Daddy Long Legs 1

… I began to perform at the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day benefit with my nephew Daniel in 2010. Our first performance wasn’t recorded, but …

31 Dec

Reflection

… I was working on a sonnet I’d written awhile ago, summer of 2008 in fact, but still not finished. I’d written a line that …