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visiting Jeju w/ daniel paul marshall
This week’s post features a poem by Daniel Paul Marshall. Marshall writes about the Haenyeo, female divers from the Korean province of Jeju. The Hangul for the word, (해녀)roughly translates to sea women, and serves as the title for this poem. When I informed Marshall I planned on featuring this particular poem, he was kind enough…
* new CR blog post!
Quick post to announce my latest “What’s Poetry Got to Do with It?” column for the Cincinnati Review blog. Check out as I make connections between poetry and tarot. Warrior princess, Xena, is said to make an appearance. See you Friday! José
* new work at Kettle Blue Review!
Just a quick note to announce the release of the latest issue of Kettle Blue Review! In this issue, you’ll find two poems from my “Nada Poems” series: “Nada on the Swing” & “Nada’s Vanity.” Happy to be part of a great issue! Check out the stellar work, including poems by Gail Goepfert, Christine Pacyk,…
* constellating with danielle cadena deulen
This week I’m sharing a poem from Danielle Cadena Deulen’s book Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us which I reviewed earlier this week. In my review I focused on how the poems in the collection have a particular way of approaching the self as a moment of awareness and interpolation. This week’s poem, “Constellation,” does…
* new review up at The Volta Blog!
Just a quick post to announce my latest book review up at The Volta Blog! This time around I spend time with Danielle Cadena Deulen’s second collection, Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us (Barrow Street Press). This review will be my last for The Volta Blog as they are closing shop. I learned a lot and…
* reading with wayne miller
This week, I thought I’d share a poem from Wayne Miller’s latest collection, Post- (Milkweed Editions), which I wrote about earlier this week for the Cincinnati Review blog. In my review of the book, I spoke about poems that engaged with the idea of inheritance in relation to the nature of language itself. This week’s poem, “Inside the Book,” explores…
* new blog post at the Cincinnati Review blog!
Just a quick note to share my latest microreview & interview over at the Cincinnati Review blog! This time around I spend time with Wayne Miller’s latest book, Post- (Milkweed Editions). Stay tuned Friday as I share a poem from Miller’s collection. José
* reading from The Divorce Suite!
September ended up being such a busy month that I never got around to sharing more excerpts from The Divorce Suite (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016). Luckily, a recent outing to the Spring Grove Cemetery provided a nice background and inspiration for a reading. Below are the poems “Gift” and “The Accordion Heart” along with a clip of my…
* two poems at The Boiler Journal!
Just a quick post to announce the release of the latest issue of The Boiler Journal which features two poems from a manuscript-in-progress. Read them here. “Forging” and “The Broken Escalator at the Train Platform” both come from my years living in New Jersey/New York when I would commute to work and grad school. This…
* autumning with jane hirshfield
Oyes en medio del otoño detonaciones amarillas? (In the middle of autumn do you hear yellow explosions?) — Pablo Neruda, The Book of Questions * Neruda’s lines above evoke a pleasing moment of synesthesia, blurring the sight of yellow leaves with the sound of explosions. As the season changes, I can’t help but see such blurred…