8 Apr

… I came across First Baby Poems by Anne Waldman on my bookshelf not long ago and opened it to find an old Amtrak train […]

5 Apr

… … Readings in Contemporary Poetry: An Anthology, edited by Vincent Katz, published by Dia Art Foundation last August, is a work of poetry, and […]

3 Apr

… I want to start featuring more of Ken Angel’s work, and I can’t think of a better way to start than with two poems […]

26 Mar

… A foreboding figure, like a waiting troll who might ask for a toll, was staring at me from a trash receptacle near Avenue B […]

24 Mar

… “The beat’s only a dream unless you dance,” John Godfrey wrote and read at the Poetry Project on February 28, 2018, as I thought […]

14 Mar

… Handout One: The Work Song (making a list) … … … Handout Two: Pick A Bale Of Cotton (examining lyrics) … … … Handout […]

10 Mar

… I look forward to John Yau’s erudite—and fun to read—art criticism online in Hyperallergic, keeping me in touch with what’s going on, but I […]

25 Feb

… Reverberating on my eardrum’s skin you come in like a finger on a guitar string. Sound sends me quivering. Some places hands can’t go. […]

24 Feb

… I was in Philadelphia and crossed the bridge to Camden. “I’m satisfied,” I said. “There’s grass growing here and I no longer care what […]

23 Feb

… I think that I’m a candle whose flame stays round the wick whether set in one place or carried never wavering an inch from […]

16 Feb

… If you are new to Todd Colby’s poetry, you’ll enjoy it because it is full of sounds and images that are unexpected, funny sexy […]

14 Feb

… Ron Erickson is a favorite artist of mine. I’ve enjoyed his work from the first time I set eyes on it. Last year, I […]