Tagged: poetics

Ferlinghetti & I on the Culture Gabfest

It was an honor to be asked to be part of this week’s Slate Culture Gabfest (which I have listened to since it started in something like 2005). I talked with Steve Metcalf and Dana Stevens about Lawrence Ferlinghetti and we listened to a performance of “Baseball Canto”: https://slate.com/podcasts/culture-gabfest/2021/03/the-woody-allen-scandal-reviewing-allen-v-farrow Enjoy the...

Is poetry dead?

Perennial silly question. No, is the answer. Someone official (magazine? web site? can’t recall) asked to comment on this and then I posted it to Facebook and FB dutifully reminded me four years later. Here was my response: Click on the image for a larger view.

Discussing Stevens online

I’m pleased to announce that a Wallace Stevens discussion group has just formed in ModPo—moderated by Sanjeev Naik. Click HERE to go directly to the discussion. If you are not enrolled in ModPo yet (it’s free), click HERE to enroll.