COVID-19 Sonnet

COVID-19 Sonnet

Since the beginning of 2019 I have been writing “prose sonnets” Matt Trease calls them. 14 line prose poems often with an epigraph and sometimes three. I saw the form first in the work of Jack Clarke, who was at SUNY-Buffalo for many years and felt I had...
Some Notes on the Minuses

Some Notes on the Minuses

I was having a discussion with an elder poet about a poetry experience that I had recently which left me feeling outside. The funny thing is that’s where I want to be. I can’t do anything but attempt to mine the depths inside me for the deepest gesture of...