Tag Archives: Kevin Young

Singing in Dark Times – #5 in a Series – Why not Sing – Kevin Young

Epigraph from Motto In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing About the dark times. Bertolt Brecht: Poems 1913-1956, edited by John Willett and Ralph Manheim, Eyre Methuen, 1976 I think, okay, no more poems to post in this series for now and then a poem changes my mind. […]

The Bigness of Small Poems – #3 in a Series – Kevin Young

Grief In the night I brush my teeth with a razor Kevin Young from Book of Hours, Alfred A. Knopf, 2014 Grief The borrowed handkerchief where she wept returned to me months later starched, pressed. Kevin Young, ibid It seems ironic to be featuring two small poems of American poet Kevin Young when his poetic […]