Tuesday, April 21, 2009

"They say the mountains breed scholars," says Sancho Panza.

"Fair Haven", one of the pieces of my long poem White River Junction, is now in print in Blueline, a journal from the Adirondacks of Upstate New York.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Review of Jack Gilbert's "The Dance Most Of All"

My review of Jack Gilbert's fifth major poetry release is in print (Sunday edition) and online at The Oregonian. How kind of Knopf to send me a hardcover edition, no questions asked.

Friday, April 10, 2009

"Montana Ghost Town" in print

My poem "Montana Ghost Town" is now in the print version of The Foliate Oak, out of the University of Arkansas. The online version is at www.foliateoak.uamont.edu.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

New poems at Juked and Pax Americana

Another section of "White River Junction" is up at Juked, and two prose poems are posted at Pax Americana.

On David Orr's "The Great(ness) Game"

Addressing the February 19, 2009 article in The New York Times of all places, you can link to other blogs and articles concerning the Big G-Greatness of Poetry and the banality of Twitter at my new Fringe Magazine blog.

New poem in Blood Orange Review

My poem "Love Terns"--written for my wife--is online at the Blood Orange Review. The poem won the Love Letters contest a few years back, and because of that flew us to New York City and Monaco, netted us $1500, and the opportunity to see the actress Jane Seymour read the poem on national television. Just saying.