Monthly Archives: August 2017

The eclipse

Watching the sun disappear in gradual increments today, what amazed me most was how little you would notice if you weren’t looking at it with glasses. The light did change towards the end, but not so much. Of course, we … Continue reading

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New work and old

I’m going to be reading at the Tiburon-Belvedere Library this Thursday, the 17th, at 7 pm. Mostly, I’m going to read new work. I’ve been writing some prose poems inspired by Carlo Rovelli’s wonderful books on physics. I’m including one … Continue reading

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Those long summer evenings

They are already growing shorter now, but this passage from Adam Zagajewski’s new book of essays, Slight Exaggeration, perfectly captures the experience of the long evenings–even longer in northern Europe: “And once again it was June–mild, long, slowly fading evenings,¬†evenings … Continue reading

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Back from camping

I forgot to hang out my “Gone Camping” sign this year but now I’m back with a poem today from a book my granddaughter is reading,¬†Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kuar. She cautioned me that some of the poems are … Continue reading

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