Listen to Peter Biello talking to me about my new book, Desire Lines. NHPR interview link
My brother, Basil, and I have collaborated over the years, mainly on songs written specially for the weddings of our siblings, children, nieces and nephews. This one has its roots in a legend. Lying in the shadows, a legend waits for the afternoon sun. On a summer evening, out of Mt. Hosmer’s face, comes the […]
National Poetry Month at Barrington Library
It has become something of a tradition that each New Hampshire Poet laureate create a project that reflects her or his approach to celebrating poetry in general and highlighting New Hampshire poets in the process. In 2007, laureate Patricia Fargnoli, inaugurated a bi-monthly feature: ” At my request, The NH Arts Council is providing me […]
LEAVING Moving, slowly at first, a walk further than usual, earlier than before though not quite at dawn, a loose leash of daylilies at the ankle, then a night under Orion disappearing, each horizon a new mote in the eye. Moving along is how, looking back, I left.
We talked as though we were strangers, side by side on the deck of a boat near Jeffrey’s Ledge on a summer Sunday; but the subject was familiar. We pulled in flashy mackerel, apricot squid, tossed them back. We hauled up dogfish; we caught the same ones over and over. They were heavy as […]