My thoughts on Michelle Obama’s memoir and Ocean Vuong’s novel.
One of my favorite poems.
What does it mean to be a public intellectual now in the U.S., with 2019 right around the corner?
Highlights from the opening reception of Erasures: A Poetry Exhibition.
My writing will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Queens Historical Society in Flushing, New York.
A list of some of my favorite nature poems.
A recipe for Truffle Sprouts and a study of Ruth Stone’s poem “The Cabbage.”
On hope in Michelle Obama’s last speech and the poem “Love Without Hope” by Robert Graves.
The original headline for this post was “Why We Shouldn’t Expect So Much of 2017.”
Why does the American Dream, failed or achieved, make such solid theater?