Monthly Archives: August 2010

Poetic “Recovery”

I recently came across this in a review: He “returns to the verbal acrobatics that defined his early work . . . with dazzling cadences and multisyllabic rhymes.”  Taken out of context, you might think the reviewer, Simon Vozick-Levinson, is writing … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Poets

Adam O’Riordan believes the reasons why poets take trains are: they are “notoriously bad drivers” and “planes are prohibitively expensive” (Why Poets Take Trains by Adam O’Riordan, Guardian Books Blog).   Unfortunately, I am a notoriously bad driver and planes … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment