You know all about those strange synergies of the internet. Today, I was listening to The Horrible Crowes. Like a lot. For some reason that only makes sense the to the tubes and wires, quite a few folks found their way here today by searching for Kamau Brathwaite's visceral insight about Caribbean syntax : "the hurricane does … Continue reading Behold the Hurricane (and other Brathwaite and Brian Fallon jams)
Came across "Last Picnic" by Charles Simic at the Harvard Review Online this past spring. It's lovely.
Three very talented poets whose work I follow are featured in Hayden's Ferry Review #49: Tory Adkisson, Saeed Jones, and Taylor Mali. You might recall that Taylor Mali is the man who gave us this: http://youtu.be/tpog1_NFd2Q What poets make. What prophets make. What activists make. What do you make? Share it in the comments.
The Path The narrow path crawling, Shivering underneath the feet, At the end of which The Tree of Life has grown, shimmering... What a big heart it has This road to Eternity This path for people, plants and beasts alike, This path of winged birds...Breathe, o breeze, Little stutterer, Entwining and swirling The love of … Continue reading Poetry Being the Thing