Monthly Archives: March 2014

Franklin Pierce

(Originally visited 25 May 1998. Tomorrow and the next thirty days, a poem-a-day!) On the way back from a long weekend in Quebec, I was making good time on I-91 and thought, “Y’know, I haven’t revisited Pierce’s grave and I … Continue reading

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Poetic Asides Interview

Robert Lee Brewer interviewed me and it was just posted at his Poetic Asides blog this morning. It includes the poem “I am an early bird and I am late” which earned a place in his Top 25 from the … Continue reading

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Her Hand in Mine

Had a good time at Cloer Family Vineyards Saturday. My reading went well, even got a cheer with the line “I want to die fat and happy” and I sold two books to people I did not know. That was … Continue reading

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Millard Fillmore

(Originally visited 26 December 1998.) After a wonderful holiday with my family in Ohio, I embarked on the drive back east with several dead presidents in my path. I chose Millard Fillmore mostly because Manus Hand has not yet been … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Vineyard

Apologies on the lack of recent posts. There are some new poems percolating which could reveal some of what’s been keeping me busy. This Saturday afternoon, I’ll be reading at Cloer Family Vineyards outside Apex, North Carolina during their first … Continue reading

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