New and Selected Poems
Publication Year: 2014
Published by: University of South Carolina Press
Series: Palmetto Poetry Series
Title Page, Copyright Page
In poetry circles it has become de riguer to quote William Carlos Williams’ famous lines, but how relevant his sentiment still is, given our common experience of so much “news” passing by us unexamined, reckoned with momentarily or not at all...
Poems from Noticing Eden
Poems from Despite Gravity
Poems from The Endless Repetition of an Ordinary Miracle
The Philosophy of Gardening
Wearing a white tank T-shirt tucked into black pants, Tony walks in circles around the edges of the garden. Pausing at the fence, he writes down everything he needs to do. All day, his wife Kasha scrubs floors and fills the clothesline suspended...
Little boys like to dig holes and play with weapons. Like it or not, there’s no stopping this. It keeps them busy for hours. I watch my sons from the window of the renovated gate house where we live. Where we live, gate house is a fancy way of saying...
Notes and Acknowledgments