Friday, November 22, 2013

For John F. Kennedy: "I Have a Rendezvous with Death"

Photo via PBS.
On this 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, here's a look at one of his favorite poems.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013

Here's a Poem for Veterans Day


Today is Veterans Day. I'd like to share one of my favorite war poems, "Thanks," by Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa.  (Click here for link.)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

A Conversation with Jessica Kluthe


Jessica Kluthe, author of Rosina, the Midwife, stopped by the blog to answer some questions about her new book, traveling to her ancestral home in Italy, and what she's working on now.