I stopped to pick up the bagel
rolling away in the wind,
annoyed with myself
for having dropped it
as if it were a portent. 44 more words
I was looking for a poem to capture both the sorrow and optimism in the aftermath of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. There’s not a ‘perfect’ poem, but there are these words from poet… 175 more words
Here is an interesting glimpse from Michael Sampson Sweeney’s Bodenheim biography (in-progress)”of poet David Ignatow who worked with Bodenheim in the WPA.
“In this case the younger member was 22-year-old poet, David Ingatow, who would go on to became a renown and award-winning poet, and an esteemed Professor of poetry at NYU, Columbia, York College, Universities of Kentucky and Kansas. 55 more words