A collection of 6 posts

A poet considers aging

> "Life's short span forbids us to enter on far-reaching hopes." - 'Odes. Book One' Horace died #OTD [https://twitter.com/hashtag/OTD?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] 8 BC. https://t.co/


> ...though we sang in our (social media) chains like the sea. https://t.co/RHQ8XDyebH — Tim Carman (@timcarman) April 24, 2015 [https://twitter.com/timcarman/status/591640108064899072] Count me emphatically in the 6.


> How do we celebrate our diminishment as we age? We "reject the world as ugly." @ParkerJPalmer [https://twitter.com/parkerjpalmer] on beauty: http://t.co/qy3yc4RmYj — On Being (@Beingtweets) March 25, 2015 [https:

Literary Idolatry

The New York Times writes today of the discovery of the bones of Cervantes and the hold that the burial places of famous writers have on people [http://nyti.ms/194H37t]. I'm one

April means Poetry Month

A. A. Knopf reminds us that Poetry Month is coming with this lovely lyric by Jane Hirshfield [http://aaknopf.tumblr.com/post/113509761963/poetry-month-is-coming-join-us-again-this-april] > Quartz Clock > The ideas of a physicist can be

The Bagel

Who'd have thought there was poem about a bagel? How could I not notice when I'm using a bread-baking theme? By David Ignatow; given today at The Writer's Almanac [http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/