Dennis Formento reflects on Snyder, Di Prima, environmental & urban poetics, & his stasis + 14 haiku from Spirit Vessels.
Adeena Karasick takes us on a satiric tour through the shards and fragments of literary and post-consumerist culture.
Ann Bracken discusses Le Hinton’s poem, Cards Flash Back, on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.
The voices speak poetry even as so much else happens, including the poet going out | Michael Dickel | Meta/ Phor(e) /Play
“Her (dis)like of poetry showed through
her pure contempt while reading it.…” —poem on Marianne Moore’s “Poetry.”
Two examples of socially-engaged poets from the first half of the Twentieth Century—W B Yeats and John Cornford.
The Hero’s Journey—hybrid essay on an experimental poetics for epistemological and ontological change (perspective and reality).
This post will be a short break from the Flash Fiction Month posts I’ve been doing so far this month. Every so often, I post Twitter poems (which, of course, have to be short—fewer than 140 characters including any hashtags). Usually, when I do post them, I post […]
For April, two poems published four years ago in a small anthology. Are poems like omelets? What is inspiration? A r s p o e t i c a Water drops in hot oil disappear instantaneously like meaning in conversation between two who do not speak. Steam […]
A few fleeting thoughts on ephemerality, technologies, and poetry Sometimes poets obtain a sort of immortality. Anonymous has written so many poems over the centuries, for instance. Okay, that’s not the best of examples. However, you probably know what I mean. How long ago did Sappho live? Shakespeare? […]
Originally: 18 September, 2005, response to a 16 September, 2005, post by Gary Lundy on Tribe. Poet, Professor, and Gay Activist Louie Crew posted on his Facebook status that Robert Duncan was born today (7 January) in 1919 (see Louie Crew’s post and its links to more information […]