Clarification. Or not.

August 3, 2020


A poet I’m working with who writes narrative poems that are touched with stream of consciousness, and whose work I find riveting, nevertheless sends me this email: Most places I send this work find it incomprehensible. . . .  My models for the blank verse are James Merrill’s long poems, Robert Frost, and Nabokov’s novel, Pale […]

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On Making the Poetry Manuscript: The Booklet

December 4, 2017


I admit that this new post is a bit of a teaser, but to the finest purpose. As many of you know, my blog posts on making the poetry manuscript have been rather popular. Going by the statistics that WordPress gives me, they’ve been visited about 6,000 times. What matters, matters. So, I’ve been busy […]

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