Friday, February 15, 2008
I forgot to mention that Tuesday was the birthday of Charles Darwin. You still have a little time left to celebrate Darwin Days. Tuesday was also Lincoln's birthday. Two of the very greatest figures of the nineteenth century, Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, were born on exactly the same day: February 12, 1809.
My poem " Phrasebook " has been published online in Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters .
The frontispiece from Countee Cullen's The Black Christ and Other Poems (1929). Illustration by Charles Cullen. Click to enlarge. On...
Here's the poem I wrote and read for the student-organized International Day of Peace gathering in Bridge Square on Wednesday, Septembe...
In early August, the director of the Northfield Public Library, Teresa Jensen, asked me to write a poem to be displayed prominently in the...