Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Kabobs, Take Two
Last night, I overcame my fear of cooking meatballs on the grill—I imagined them disintegrating and falling through the grill into the fire, accompanied by much profanity—and made real sheekh kabobs instead of Indian-spiced meat patties. Everything worked out just fine. Served with basmati rice, chutney, cucumber sauce, and a green salad.
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...