Tag Archives: Walt Whitman

Post-Election Blues

Two poems (or a poem and an excerpt) and a bunch of graphics come to mind today as I help friends deal with what they see as     catastrophic election results. I am an optimistic person, so I can … Continue reading

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I Sing the Body Apoplectic (to) Make The Pie Higher

It takes years for most poets to learn a craft and then unlearn certain rules, or learn how to creatively break them like playing with syntax, making abrupt subject changes and other techniques associated with the Euro-American avant-garde. But to … Continue reading

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Eileen Myles in Seattle

She’s apparently in the literary “mainstream” now, according to The Guardian in a typo-laden, but important piece dated Oct 1, 2015, but Eileen Myles has been a real writer, with tremendous depth and perception for decades how and great to see … Continue reading

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