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Responding to Ethelbert

I first met Ethelbert Miller in 1994, when I knew nothing about poetry and he was touring with the book “In Search of Color Everywhere: A Collection of African-American Poetry.” We’ve stayed in touch for 23+ years, with him coming … Continue reading

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PageBoy Magazine Writers on Writers

When I was asked for writing about a writer by Thomas Walton of Pageboy Magazine, I immediately thought of my homage to Sam Hamill, written in 2014 and written after the Kenneth Rexroth poem “A Letter to William Carlos Williams.”   When … Continue reading

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Miles, Quincy, Georgia, Jazz & New Mexico

Attending the Taos Poetry Circus in Taos, New Mexico, will always be for me like Miles Davis hearing Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker for the first time in 1944. It is a feeling I’ll forever be trying to replicate. In … Continue reading

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