Crocuses, UConn, and Derek Jeter

Typically around this time of year crocuses incite a gasp of delight, and they did again this year — just a few days ago in the backyard of the rented house to which I moved a few months ago and the next day, more robust ones, read more

…summer’s lease hath all too short a date

On the summer solstice in 1982, we moved from D.C. to Brooklyn, on the summer solstice in 1991, from New Jersey to read more

On going

A highlight of  blogging for Best American Poetry last week (see “This Be the Poet”) on the Poetry Society of America’s Larkin event at Cooper Union was the quick  read more