The little things in life yield hope.
There is a photograph of a young woman, who is probably in her 30s, and she is sitting cool and collected. One can easily presume that she’s…… Read more “Scrunches”
Wouldn’t it be fun to imagine all interactions as a game of table tennis? It’s not necessarily fun-fun, but taking metaphors and fashioning them into the literal…… Read more “The Games We Play”
There is a great divide between books and magazines. Novels, poems, plays all create these worlds that are based off reality, but lavishly designed to move, frighten,…… Read more “Referencing ‘Love Stories’”
Last year — Or what is this year? — a former college roommate of mine posted a picture of his reading a Louise Gluck poem. It’s a powerful poem…… Read more “Writing on the Walls, Pages”
Before I begin today’s night on The Inevitable Coffee Ring narrative poem, something has to get out of the way, out of my system: I’ve been nominated!…… Read more “My Nomination, Your Explanation”
This past Saturday (August 30, 2014), Syracuse newspaper journalist, Sean Kirst (@seankirst), asked his Saturday morning question: What 10 books influenced your life? It was comforting to see…… Read more “10 Books That Have Stood Out”