Monthly Archives: May 2019

Memorial

The Marin Poetry Center held a memorial for Linda Gregg last week that was very moving. Forrest Gander spoke of visiting her in New York in her small, very spare apartment near St. Marks Place. She had just gotten home … Continue reading

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Sunday breakfast

I cut out a recipe from the Wall Street Journal on Saturday and modified it for breakfast this morning. Essentially, you soft boil eggs and cool some eggs, fry sourdough bread lightly in olive oil, sear some asparagus in the … Continue reading

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Correction!

Here is last week’s poem as it’s supposed to be: Trespassing Teens, the street, night nothing to do so they split off in two’s, find an ark  like Noah’s, unfinished. A wooden-frame, all two-by-fours and exposed pipe dreams, she won’t … Continue reading

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Monday poem

I was led to this poem by through essay. I love the ending especially. Trespassing Teens, the street, night nothing to do so they split off in two’s, find an ark  like Noah’s, unfinished. A wooden-frame, all two-by-fours and exposed … Continue reading

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Mother’s day

Rebecca Foust host a column on poetry every Sunday on Women’s Voices for Change, and this week, my poem about parenting is featured. A group of poems I’m happy to be a part of.

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A terrific essay

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Ted Gioia, an essayist who is right up there with my favorites. In “Bach at the Burger King,” he writes about the “weaponization of classical music” as well as … Continue reading

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No poem today

But the story of Annie Edson Taylor, who had her 15 minutes of fame in 1901, when she was 62, going over Niagara’s 160 foot Falls in a barrel of her own design, pumped full of oxygen and stuffed with … Continue reading

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