Monthly Archives: January 2011

come with me – for Billy Collins

come with me there’s something I want to show you how not to tell a story you don’t know these friends of mine in this fishing photograph so I won’t bore you with my stuff except to say the way … Continue reading

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Haiku, by Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827).

.露の世は露の世ながらさりながら tsuyu no yo wa tsuyu no yo nagara sari nagara this world is a dewdrop world yes… but…

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At Millerton (once) – for Leicester Kyle.

Don’t get too attached to this way station. It could be a cushion. It might be a cross. You broke your back to get here and now you want to stop? You think this is the top? You think this … Continue reading

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Harvey McQueen, 1934-2010. An appreciation.

Harvey McQueen, poet, teacher, editor, 1934-2010. I never met Harvey, but talked to him once on the phone, when he was looking – typically – for permission to publish another poet’s work in a new anthology of poems on gardens … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by … Continue reading

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