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The Red Poppy

The great thing
is not having
a mind. Feelings:
oh, I have those; they
govern me. I have
a lord in heaven
called the sun, and open… 72 more words


The White Lilies by Louise Gluck

I’m in a melancholy mood tonight and few books work that mood for me better than The Wild Iris. Of all the treasures to find in that gorgeous volume, this is my favorite: 95 more words


Poetry Readings: A Love Story

As an audience member, I approach poetry readings with mingled feelings of hope and dread. These occasions can be truly marvelous or unspeakably awful.

If a poetry reading has any hope of success, certain rules must be observed.  553 more words

Context is everything.

This quote has been sitting in a folder on my computer for at least three or four years now.

I never knew where it was from, except that it was from a poem by American poet, Louise Glück: 79 more words


Some Star Wars and Others

Yes, I saw the new Star Wars movie and it was AWESOME. I certainly won’t spoil it, though – this blog is for calligraphy, not spoilers. 237 more words


Poem-podge #2 Deep Chick Glück

This edition of Poem-podge will be much longer as I’ve sank into a good flow getting into a bunch of poem goodness and I find that I’d really like to introduce these poets more so you guys understand their backgrounds. 1,389 more words



Spring, now so far away, comes with an urgency in Vermont, a breaking up of frozen roads, hail that reluctantly gives way to rain, coltsfoot – the first flowers – that thrust up through the gnarliest of patches: roadsides and where the gravel is beaten hard. 117 more words