Diary entries relating to "poetry"
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A few weeks ago, I felt a ghost crawl into bed with me, and I somehow had the impression this ghost had been an actor. Since we're only friendly with one actor--a female--I assumed that's who it was. But a perusal of the internet and the obituaries revealed that she is, thankfully, very far from dead.
A few days later, I found...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
I was delighted to learn that Philip Levine will be our new poet laureate--not only because I love his poems, but because I actually got a chance to meet him when a literary group I worked for in San Antonio brought him to the city to speak. His poems are all "blue collar," with metaphors taken from his years working in the auto industry...