My adventure with the Loyola Chamber Ensemble begins.
Two haiku by me, and some ruminations–formal and historical–about tanka.
A poem and a TV show on women’s prisons–does the medium make the message?
Bodymore, Murdaland in 17 syllables. Or maybe, a few fewer.
In honor of Labor Day, a meditation on how much work it takes to write a poem. And–surprise! ekphrasis.
Making some swatches … planning some projects. Updates on the “doings” part of “Think. Do.”
Originally posted on The Daily Post:
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My third attempt at the most classic of traditional poetic forms, plus some gushing about our current poet laureate, who really does know how to write sonnets.
One poem, two ways. Vote for your favorite.
Why writing is hard. Why academics are always reading yet another book. And some cartoons: both funny and disturbing.