New art and old standards for sad and wise poetry In his poems, translations and reflections, you find the pleasures of refinement and epigrammatic momentum. His mother was a Presbyterian, while his father was the managing director of the International News Service. Poet, critic and teacher active in the world of art and literature, Bill Berkson https://www.pbs.org/newshour/tag/bill-berkson was born in …Read More »
WRITING OF POETRY, WITH ERUDITION AND GRACEFUL DETACHMENT – John Hollander, a formidable presence in American literary life
When a poem also satisfies the ear Born in Manhattan in 1929 of immigrant Jewish parents, he attended first the Bronx High School of Science, then the College of Columbia University, where he joined the Boar’s Head Society. There he met his poetic mentor Allen Ginsberg, as well as Richard Howard, Max Frankel and Steven Marcus. Among his poetry books, …Read More »
KEEP CLIMBING FROM HERE, WITH POETRY – Trapeta Mayson and her musical experience spoken and sung
Take poetry a step further as a softball-themed metaphor She is the author of two self-published poetry collections, Mocha Melodies and She Was Once Herself. She was born in Liberia in 1967; she immigrated to the United States, where she grew up in Philadelphia. For her ability to balance poetic writing with participation in the urban social network, under the …Read More »
MAKING LOVE, INSIDE A WAR OF MEAT AND STEEL – The ironic compulsion to order by Yolanda Wisher
If a tent show revival of your rapture Various musical forms, such as blues and ragtime, fuel her writing. She thinks, in fact, that a musicality of poetry is possible; she is convinced that the words must be combine with the voice. Yolanda Wisher http://www.yolandawisher.com/about spends her creativity in this way, blending artistic and community activities. From her point of …Read More »
THE HEART OF A WOMAN – Maya Angelou, the woman who know why the caged bird sings
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you On the banks of the Mississippi, the Gateway Arch https://www.gatewayarch.com/ is the symbol of the city of Saint Louis. Built between 1963 and 1965, it symbolizes the West Gate. In Lafayette Square, many of the houses are built in Greek, Revival, Federal and Italian styles. In the city, …Read More »
THE AVAILABILITY TO COMPARE WITH THE HORRIBLE – Louise Glück, insight a severe poetic lyricism.
Writing around the difficult and the painful It was create in the 1930s, during the prohibition period, using many alcoholic components, but with the addition of coca-cola, to make it look like a cold tea. Its final smell appearance resembles that of lemon tea. Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail based on vodka, gin, white rum and triple sec. …Read More »
UNTIL ONLY INFINITY REMAINED OF BEAUTY – John Ashbery / Writing poems, in the increasingly convincing darkness.
When somewhere someone is traveling furiously toward you. Many of the works on display had never been exhibited before. Recently, an exhibition of artworks from the collection of a famous photographer was opened at the Kasmin Gallery in New York https://www.kasmingallery.com/ Over the course of his long life, he collected works by a wide range of artists (such as Jane …Read More »
BEAT TO THE SQUARE, SQUARE TO THE BEAT – William Everson / The strange vocation of a Californian poet.
When Poetry become an orchestration into vast, compelling wholes. This former gold-mining centre is now a modern city, but with plenty of reminders of its past. Entering Old Sacramento district, you will discover some old-world charm. Hip urban areas? Midtown, where you can tour craft breweries. Something special? Dragon House, featuring murals and even lamp poles made of fairies. (This …Read More »