We all weep for Honey Boo Boo.
‘Morning at the Window’ by T.S. Eliot. From COLLECTED POEMS: 1909-1962.
‘Night Harvest’ by Andrew Hudgins. From A CLOWN AT MIDNIGHT, out June 6.
‘Leavings’ by Robin Robertson. From SWITHERING.
‘You Begin’ by Margaret Atwood. From Selected Poems II: 1976-1986.
‘Cathedral’ by Rodney Jones. From IMAGINARY LOGIC.
Public readings assure poets that there is an audience for poetry in this country and that Americans not only can make sense of their poems, but appear to actually like them.
Charles Simic, “A Poet on the Road,” featured on The New York Review of Books blog.