Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Darkness Around Us Is Deep – A Poem for Inauguration Eve – 2017

  A Ritual To Read To Each Other If you don’t know the kind of person I am and I don’t know the kind of person you are a pattern […]

The Bigness of Small Poems – # 28 in a Series – Montale’s Tragic Prescience

  Syria The ancients said that poetry is a ladder to God. Reading mine, you may not think so. But I knew it the day you helped me find my […]

Bare-Knuckle Poetry – Revenge – A Poem/Letter to Trump Supporters by Elisa Chavez

  REVENGE Since you mention it, I think I will start that race war. I could’ve swung either way, but now I’m definitely spending the next 4 years converting your […]

Announcing a 10 Day Retreat in Umbria, Italy – June 23rd to July 3rd, 2017

Recovering Words  Writing Retreats with Richard Osler The focus of these retreats is to create the opportunity for participants to create substantial new poems through comprehensive writing adventures (assignments)  UPCOMING […]