Monthly Archives: March 2012

What does the hawk see?

Poetry is almost always spoken of or presented as elitist. Prose has more rope and loopholes, but Poetry must be a well-designed mousetrap. There are lofty discussions of ‘Where does the poem come from?’ A typical answer might be that … Continue reading

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Me and My

Have we not been told that somewhere in the world  there is another human being who looks exactly like us but lives a different reality than we do? Have we not been told that each of us has a darker … Continue reading

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Was blind, but now I see

When I read the letter below I think of Amazing Grace and you’ll understand why. January 13, 1932 Dear Dr. Finley: After many days and many tribulations which are inseparable from existence here below, I sit down to the pleasure … Continue reading

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Take Five From Editing

1. A very quiet night. 2. When the moon shines very brilliantly, a solitude and stillness seem to proceed from her, that influence even crowded places full of life. 3. Not only is it a still night on dusty high … Continue reading

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