Monthly Archives: September 2011

Poetry Friday – THE SHROUD by Galway Kinnell

Hello to all Poetry Friday friends! Three reasons for my choosing this poem today:  I love what I know of the works of Galway Kinnell, and I must remind myself to look up more of his poems;  I’m being very … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday – LILACS IN SEPTEMBER – Katha Pollitt

LILACS IN SEPTEMBER Shocked to the root like the lilac bush in the vacant lot by the hurricane– whose black  branch split by wind or rain has broken out unseasonably into these scant ash- colored blossoms lifted high as if … Continue reading

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Some Quick Takes – Sept. 9, 2011

  ONE I have avoided this blog entirely–haven’t come here for weeks on end.  I couldn’t bring myself to talk about the Big Decision that had been hanging over us for a while and finally had to be made.  We have … Continue reading

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