Say Everything

“I would say everything should be able to come into a poem, but I can't put toothbrushes into a poem, I really can't!” - Sylvia Plath     Say Everything for Sylvia Plath Why can’t I write about toothbrushes? Stalwart things, they are. Bristled guardians they stand armless against invaders of our own making and … Continue reading Say Everything

Necessary Magic

I love found poems. They illustrate best the idea that poetry is everywhere in everyday interactions. I’ve “found” the following poem in the Bomb Magazine article, Trust Poetry: Ada Limón Interviewed by Lauren LeBlanc.   Necessary Magic after Ada Limón the world needs us poets we griots and prophets sons and daughters all amalgams of … Continue reading Necessary Magic