Poem of the Week: “Equinox,” by Elizabeth Alexander

Equinox Now is the time of year when bees are wild  and eccentric. They fly fast and in cramped  loop-de-loops, dive-bomb clusters of conversants  in the bright, late-September out-of-doors.  I have found their dried husks in my clothes.  They are dervishes because they are dying,  one last sting, a warm place to squeeze  a dropContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Equinox,” by Elizabeth Alexander”

Poem of the Week: “Ein Künstlerroman,” by Alan Michael Parker

With an eye toward summer break, we leave you with our final poem of the week selection for 2015-16.   Ein Künstlerroman   When I was young, I lived for a summer   in an apartment with five other graduate students in a city called Here We Go,   and we had no shower, noContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Ein Künstlerroman,” by Alan Michael Parker”