"And intellectual disgrace / Stares out of every human face" -- W. H. Auden
In this time of great mourning over injustices and cruelty that have blasted our sense of decency as well as our hope...
Another in my portfolio of poems on BEAUTIFUL WORDS
Brief meditation on time's arrow and book-binding
A new lyric revealing through a perspective afforded by Shakespeare some of the effects her poetry has on me
On flows (and flaws)
On accidentally wounding a black snake, then killing him
"Not a whit, we defy augury" -- Hamlet
Twitter poetry is a form still in its infancy -- some may laugh at me for calling it something so grand as a form. But it's out there, happening, with both new and established poets composing 140-character verses and marking them with a variety of hashtags for public consumption. This...
A meditation on rises and falls ...
The very first of the many poems I have written as the "Pied-Piper Philologist." INSTALLED 12 October 2011.
On the matter of harmony and the harmony of matter