April is National Poetry Month, and I didn't want the month to pass by without posting something historical thatI've written about Montrose. This poem is one of my favorites, and writing it, became a springboard for the rest of my poems about Montrose.
When winter grows in me and I stir in the morning at the least word in anger at what I have done and what my children do I search and hope for longer days where the light rings with new life I yearn for the yellow of forsythia that blooms beside our house in the …
The article looks at the use of apostrophe in popular music, a figure of speech, often used in poetry where a poet speaks directly to an absent person, place, or thing.
For any Jason Isbell fan, "Decoration Day" is usually a favorite song, but the lyrics tell a complicated story. This piece explores the song's story and themes.
Here's a poem from long before I started The White Whale. The imagery came to me in a dream, and I woke up the next day and wrote the poem.