Monthly Archives: April 2019

What we think we know

I have read this poem by Heather McHugh several times in several places, but most recently as part of an essay in Sewanee Review. She says this about it: “I’ve read this poem now a hundred times to audiences…but I … Continue reading

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Elegies

I have been working on arranging a memorial at Marin Poetry Center for Linda Gregg, and also received word that my old friend died this week. So elegies are on my mind. Here is a beauty by Rachel Eliza Griffiths. … Continue reading

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A brilliant use of rhyme

Here is Padraig O’Tuama reading his poem, “Narrative Theology #2,” from his book, In the Shelter.

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Back on track

It was a crazy week, including travel to the writers conference in Portland, so I missed the Monday vitamin for all of you. But here you go with a lovely poem by Julie Bruck. Blue Heron Walking Not one of … Continue reading

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