Thursday, January 1, 2009
Happy New Year
We rang in 2009, as we did 2008, among friends, with Scotch eggs, habañero margaritas, and a game of Trivial Pursuit. At 11:45 p.m., I flossed my teeth for the last time in 2008. I didn't miss a single day of flossing all year! Meanwhile, in Sussex, on the south coast of England, my friend Louise was watching the first sunrise of 2009. Have a look at the beginning of a new day.
My poem " Phrasebook " has been published online in Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters .
Here's the poem I wrote and read for the student-organized International Day of Peace gathering in Bridge Square on Wednesday, Septembe...
The frontispiece from Countee Cullen's The Black Christ and Other Poems (1929). Illustration by Charles Cullen. Click to enlarge. On...
Two of my very brief essays were published online this summer. The first was the essay " Telephone ," which appeared in June in t...