THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: February 25, 2016

Michael Rothenberg of Big Bridge magazine, 100,000 Poets for Change, and almost countless poetry books edited or written – not to mention Shell Dance Orchid Gardens in Pacifica –  says, “Diversity of vision and style are the heart and soul of this reading, a momentous occasion of joyous and dark surprise.” Sunday, March 6th, 5-8 p.m. Art House Gallery, 2905 Shattuck Avenue (at Ashby), Berkeley Featured poets include: Michael Rothenberg Owen Hill Paul… Read More

“Time had not teased me. I thought eternity was mine in which to live and in which to write. Thinking myself amazingly intelligent, I saw no reason to hide my light under a bushel basket.  My youthful poetry paraded my stuff. I imitated Horace shamelessly; he still remains one of my favorite poets in the original Latin but I have grown up enough not to imitate him. Who could? “Perhaps there will… Read More