Tag Archives: Edward Hirsch

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 […]

Joined by an Award and Much More! – Luci Shaw, Denise Levertov and Reflections on Faith and Spirit in Poetry

Overhead The sun is a slow gong in a brass bowl, the moon also rings her bell against the indigo steel of the night sky. By painting, Emily Carr decoded heaven as a coastline vast bays of ripped blue and Vincent drew his circles tighter than the tattered orbits of his own life. Art like […]

An Alphabet of Poets – H is for Hikmet

It’s This Way I stand in the advancing light, my hands hungry, the world beautiful. My eyes can’t get enough of the trees – they’re so hopeful, so green. A sunny road runs through the mulberries, I’m at a window of the prison infirmary. I can’t smell the medicines – carnations must be blooming nearby. […]