Simple thing to say is that they first day of spring marks a point of great relief among those with… Read more First Spring Sprouts Bring Thoughts of Creation
I’ve been thinking and working a great deal in the realm of Indiana, getting lost in the Hoosier Heartland if… Read more Lost in the Hoosier Heartland: Notes from the Desk of D.A. Lockhart
Coming Through Slaugher Michael Ondaatje House of Anansi ISBN: 0-88784-051-5 156 pgs As a poet and a trained fiction writer,… Read more Improvisation as Narrative: Some Thoughts on Michael Ondaatje’s Coming Through Slaughter
About a month back, Creator was kind enough to have given me the gift on a single cardinal feather. After… Read more On the Receipt of One Cardinal Feather: the Weariness of Testifying and the Weight of Colonial Voices.
Let’s start here. I met Campbell McGrath during my first semester at Indiana University – Bloomington. He was in town… Read more To Ponder in One’s Time Apart: A Brief Review of and Thoughts on Campbell McGrath’s Shannon
Talk on the sonnet series commissioned for Windsor, Ontario’s Sandwich Neighbourhood.
Let’s start here: When I heard that Bob Dylan received a Nobel Prize in Literature I thought it was an… Read more Why Political Prizes Don’t Matter
Let’s start with an observation. Smooth-talking bearded men who flip their legs over chair backs to sit in them shouldn’t… Read more The Swagger of William T. Riker
So the last time I posted there, I had definitely started in on little bit of “look at my roots… Read more Kicking at the Roots with Dick Hugo’s Montana of Yore.
Let me begin by saying this: Richard Hugo’s Triggering Town is one of the most important books that I’ve ever encountered.… Read more The Thing with Essays on Craft