Philip Levine is one of my favorite poets. I’ve seen him recite, and he gets my seal of approval. He doesn’t intone mightily, which I can’t abide. He has a style that’s simple, at least on the surface. Philip LevineThe 2nd in our new series of contemporary poet profiles, brief reference pages where you can … Continue reading Worth looking into
No, I don’t mean writing here. I’m not sure I can enunciate a reason for writing in a blog, much less daily as I seem to have been doing lately. But: why write poetry? Do I think I’m as good as the other poets out there? Well, yes I do. Except for maybe Seamus Heaney … Continue reading why to write?