Monthly Archives: February 2012

Acalanthis: The Original Poetry Slam

     Just finished this poem a few weeks ago–a take on the original poetry slam found in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.  Other versions of the tale have Acalanthis changed into a goldfinch and her sisters changed into various species of birds, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Robert Burns

A belated happy birthday to Robert Burns.  January 25th marked his 253th birthday anniversary.  To commemorate the occasion, I recited “My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose,” “My Heart’s in the Highlands,” and “Flow Gently, Sweet Afton” in the best … Continue reading

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