I state my desire to be cool. I describe a pre-breakfast conversation with
Kent Johnson. I describe listening to the post-Kent-Johnson Wordsworth
reading. I mourn for my book.
Also a 5,000-word log of my drive from Illinois to Rhode Island and back,
Febr 14 and Febr 19th.
Julia Ward Howe: The Mohammed Atta of American Poetry?
-- a discussion of the poetry and proclamations of the author of "The
Battle Hymn of the Republic"
rhode island notebook, 2.26.03-3.02.03
--a logbook of my recent drive to Rhode Island from Illinois and back
Dung in An Age of Empire: A Brief Disquisition on Dung in Our Time
Poetry's Long Kinship with War and Violence
A Report on Kent Johnson's reading at RISD 3.13.03 (arranged by Mairead Byrne)
An Encomium for Maria Damon (and she DOESN'T KNIT, JIM!