Monday, September 15, 2008
Back to School
Today was the first day of classes at Carleton College. I taught my first Greek class since 1992 this morning. I started to prepare for Wednesday's class. I went to the college's opening convocation, featuring a terrific address by Deborah Bial, the president and founder of the Posse Foundation. Then I stuffed myself and drank beer at the president's reception. I'm too exhausted now to drive down to Faribault for Rep. Mindy Greiling's public hearing on the house education bill. It's been a full day.
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...