Tag Archives: Mark Doty

Enlarged By Desire – The Poetry of Mark Doty

                                                      from Messiah (Christmas Portions) Aren’t we enlarged by the scale of what we’re able to desire? Everything, the choir insists, might flame; inside these wrappings burns another, brighter […]

The “Isness” of Being Black in America – The Black-American Poetics of Claudia Rankine and……

                            In line at the drugstore it’s finally your turn, and then it’s not as he walks in front of you and puts his things on the counter. The cashier says, Sir, she was next. When he turns to you he is […]