ONLY because I love Ms Jones am I doing this! I'm not a chain mail/meme kind of person. But She Asked, and so I Answer....
'007 News, Good and Bad
Quranic Brothers: Keith Ellison and Thomas Jefferson
Black Gay History Month for the NBA
Too much has been happening here in the past month for me to do much blogging, but I did want to sneak in a brief post to say....
National Poetry Month: Theme and Variations
long time -
the weather has been
so warm and clear.
I will try
to do better
You call yourself ...what?
I recently had the pleasure of teaching a workshop at Coppin State University, and one of the students in the class asked me a question.
Dancin' Dancin' Dancin'!
I purposefully took a copy of writer Barbara Ehrenreich's new book, Dancing in the Streets, along when The Other Half and I went on a recent visit to Chicago, because I knew I would see its subject in action.
I am very pleased to be part of this project.
(Still) Brutal Imagination
I was going to blog about other things (like this week's buzz word 'infrastructure'), but then:
A fond farewell to the Great Tenor (and hero to 'men of size' everywhere).
Quote: Michael Palmer
As Octavio Paz notes, the poem is alive only when the reader opens the book; until then it is nothing, it is waiting in the dark.
The Great Not-so-white North
Back from a whirlwind trip to Minneapolis, Minnesota. I guess if Garrison Keillor can come to Baltimore, I can go to Lake Woebegon!
Poem: "Self-Portrait at Twenty Years" by Roberto Bolaño
It's been a while since I've posted a poem, and thought I'd put this up, since the subject of translation has been one some friends and I have been discussing recently