Tag Archives: Tom Crawford

Tom Crawford – R.I.P. – 1939-May 2018

How to Draw a Better Bird Resist eloquence. Get mad. If your bird is the snowy Clark’s Grebe, if that’s your bird, the one out there sitting on its eggs in a floating nest – stunning bird, serene bird – if that’s all you see, then it’s no good. You might just as well take […]

The Bigness of Small Poems – # 4 in a Series – Tom Crawford

ZAZEN There is nothing out there to help you. The bird is inside. Pick up your brush, and maybe you should close your eyes. Tom Crawford from Caging the Robin, Cedar House Books, 2014 I first profiled American poet Tom Crawford back in April 2012. (To read that post click here.) And so it was […]

An Alphabet of Poets – C is for Crawford

To celebrate National Poetry Month I am featuring a new poet for each day of April. I will be at my abecedarian best and go through the alphabet from a to z, with a few letters getting more than one post! The Gift Eisnstein, an inner-directed man, had no trouble explaining why his schnapps didn’t […]