Archive | October, 2014


Why Poetry? How Poetry? Where Poetry?

Today, I started my year as Poet-in-Residence for the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, HoCoPoLitSo. I visited two high schools, Glenelg High School and Marriotts Ridge High School. In both schools, I met with students who were well-prepared and insightful. I read a number of poems from both Gospel of Dust and Meeting Bone Man and also […]

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What Poetry Can Do

Howard County, Maryland, sits just north of Washington, DC, and it is home to a remarkable organization.  The Howard County Poetry & Literature Society is one of the most active and amazing arts organizations in the country. For forty years, they have offered poetry and literature events: readings, workshops, television programs, and a poet-in-residence program. A […]

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