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
A meditation on a famous 19th-century ancestor
As America plunges ever deeper into the Fourth Reich (recall how the wealthy industrialists supported the Nazis), I o...
Awaiting X Tradition (Or, One Way to Grasp What Shakespeare Did to Language)
In this poem, I try to look as honestly as I possibly can at how humans negotiate an animal function, indispensable a...