"yes--a wake me from slumber kind of poem. A ferocious look at the beast from the earth and sea and sky. I like Ms. Waldman more and more. Not an easy poem; not an easy story. Way to keep on keeping on reminding us. Thank you, Margaret. Thank you…"
"Thank you, Mary, for standing, speaking, listening, reading, and playing in this Burque we love so much.
Perhaps a coalition of poets could be hired to write in groups with the cops--doctors are doing it. There are programs to sensitize…"
"Diane di Prima has been a huge influence in my life and loves and writing. These spare, pared down beauties are perfect and contemporary.
Still a tough and challenging woman, di Prima questions those biblical storytellers! Oh yes, his…"
"I love the praise poem, the circles both small and large, the arms wrapped around the mother, the chasing up and down for neither has but wants from the other--beautiful, global, mother/daughter poem. Thank you"
Thank you for doing the work here, for asking us to consider the realities our tax dollars involve us in. Excellent living up to the poet's task. Heart wrenching. I do hate the news today. Reminds me so much of the games…"