Fenton’s “God, A Poem” can be a challenge; it certainly was for me.  I love it and will forever be in Dana Gioia’s debt for introducing me to this little snatch of sardonic verse.  I have recited it to various types of individuals and audiences and found it to be …

So, there I was reading a few articles as part of an exercise to prime my brain into a writer’s mode, so I can write a few articles for this newsletter thing I have to do as part of my day job.  I love Auburn, went to Auburn, and work …

Poem of the day doesn’t imply a poem should be posted for every day, does it?  Nah, but that is the goal.  Just sometimes, we have other stuff going on and whatnot.  It’s the whatnot that will sneak up on you and getcha when you’re not looking.  Be careful.  Not …

Lateness seems to be the theme of the day, or the life, whatever. This is a gem we came across at Open Culture today, but it is really from 2012, you know, that year the world was supposed to end. Thanks Mayans, I’m still paying the water bill, pft! Anyway, …