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Remembering Rosemary Radford Ruether, with whom I was in Palestine in spring 1990 and who supported my first book in 2001… She was one of the greats. She embodied sempre  avanti. She had a deep…

Ho-hum

William Carlos Williams/Selected Poems New Directions, 1968 See Also Reznikoff, Complete Poems;  Thursday 26 May 2011 Someone please tell me the big deal about WCW, I’m halfway through this book and am not astounded, inspired,…

Continuation via Chris Wallach

From Thich Nhat Hanh– One autumn day, I was in a park, absorbed in the contemplation of a very small but beautiful leaf, in the shape of a heart. Its color was almost red, and…

Freeing Up Our Poetic Imaginations

  The Ghost of Birds has many intriguing pieces;  I want to focus simply on one.  And on the riches of the last three paragraphs on the final two  pages of his essay,  “American Indias.” …

Poets/1

Viva Tang Ten thousand and two texts A thousand and three tweets 644 Facebook status updates 87 cell phone messages save or delete Enough already! Take a deep breath Leave behind the technology And go…

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The cruise industry registers as foreign companies to avoid paying US taxes. Now they want US bailout money. Now the same Republicans who say immigrants who pay US taxes shouldn’t get help are bending over…