"Sara, this musing on a classic image has a wnderful sense of stillness and change, the richness of being mindful and the fabulous lines "And balloons can be messengers/And women can believe hers." ain't that the truth? The…"
"wow Hakim, what school is he attending? and stop throwing those teachers out the window, dude! I had to bring home the bacon slingin lectures and luaus to 8th graders for years. Dissing public school teachers for teaching best they can is like…"
"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…"