Tag Archives: Catherine Owen

Pass It On – Another Poet Passes – Steve Kowit (1938 – 2015)

                Notice This evening, the sturdy Levis I wore every day for over a year & which seemed to the end in perfect condition, suddenly tore. How or why I don’t know, but there it was – a big rip at the crotch. A month ago my friend […]

The Poem Is a Lung – National Poetry Month: Poets on Poetry #3 – Catherine Owen

The Lung Poem The poem breathes for you some days It’s okay The poem never says he isn’t, entirely, Coming back. The poem has too many lungs to accept Death completely The poem, as it sings its dirge, notices A poppy Opening like a soft heart in the sun The poem Cannot tell you with finality […]