Category Archives: Craft

I Sew like I Write

Shades of red and blue in my peripheral, the pedal at my feet, I sew like I write: no plot, no plan. Loose threads at every corner. Straight stitch, back stitch, zigzag for the seam. In the late-night hour, I note the … Continue reading

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Conversations in Poetry, Lessons in Life:
Q&A (& Giveaway) with F. Douglas Brown and Geffrey Davis

“recall the repose / of your curling posture in my thick arms / my thumb praising your eyebrows / and forehead   your baby skin   your hand / around my pinkie as I move   gripping / solid as … Continue reading

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The Editor as Poet

Deep into edits of stories about family,* I am reminded why we explore the boxes, the stacks of old letters, the clippings from news, pages of a journal. Every word a link to history. Every image a glimpse at our past, Hand-held. … Continue reading

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