18 Apr

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… I Among twenty snowy mountains, The only moving thing Was the eye of the blackbird. II I was of three minds, Like a tree …

17 Apr

edwin denby

… … THE CLIMATE I myself like the climate of New York I see it in the air up between the street You use a …

15 Apr

collected poems edwin deny

… From 1976 until 1983, Jacob Burckhardt recorded and edited Edwin Denby reading from his Collected Poems. Here is Sonnet 8 from A Sonnet Sequence. …

13 Apr

cat happy cat

… 25 My cat and I play chasing each other. He jumps while I write and then stretches out full length in back of the …

4 Apr

apple bite two

… Had I left sooner or later it would all have been different, but I didn’t and got into two arguments, one in a store …

31 Mar

kite

… The quiet aftermath of disaster dangling in the sunlight in a tall tree only decay to ever come after falling apart vanishing in the …

28 Mar

spring butterfly

… The butterflies of spring are small and dark not colorful and bright like butterflies of summer hovering from flower to flower in beauty’s camouflage. …

27 Mar

spider the excellent spider

… … I found a dimpled spider, fat and white, On a white heal-all, holding up a moth Like a white piece of rigid satin …

21 Mar

I write the word

… I write the word: I am behind it You read the word: you are before it We make a oneness, a reflection two separate …

21 Mar

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

20 Mar

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… February 17, on a writing assignment for the Bryant Park Poetry Series, I went to the Kinokuniya Bookstore at 1073 Avenue of the Americas …

15 Mar

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If it weren’t for Stephen Spera, I doubt I’d have gotten into Barney. I was very lax, and still am, about getting myself published. Stephen, …