Monthly Archives: December 2011

Poet Politician: The Work of Jidi Majia

It is awkward to write on this day that my country’s President, for whom I wept on Election Day 2008, is signing into law a bill which allows any U.S. President to label someone a terrorist, eroding yet another constitutional … Continue reading

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2nd Half of 2011 American Sentences

There are still two more sentences for me to write & complete eleven years of the daily practice of writing one American Sentence every day since January 1, 2001. To read more in this form, see: https://www.paulenelson.com/american-sentences-2/catching-the-shadow-of-the-moment/ Of of my … Continue reading

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Post on Pacific Rim Poetics

For some reason, I did not get my Pacific Rim Poetics essay transferred over from OrganicPoetry.org to this here site. Today I corrected that. Here are the two epigraphs: If I open a magazine of contemporary poetry I rarely hear … Continue reading

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