Weekly Reading

17 Sept 2017

Rebecca Gayle Howell: “I’m Covered in It Right Now” http://www.fishousepoems.org/im-covered-in-it-right-now/

Francine J. Harris: “suicide note #10: wet condoms” http://www.fishousepoems.org/suicide-note-10-wet-condoms/

Chloe Honum: “On the Stairs Outside the Psychiatric Ward” http://www.fishousepoems.org/on-the-stairs-outside-the-psychiatric-ward/

Matthew Olzmann: “Elegy Where Small Towns Are Obscured by Mountains” http://www.fishousepoems.org/elegy-where-small-towns-are-obscured-by-mountains/

 

9 Sept 2017

John Ashbery: “The New Higher” https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/new-higher

Kevin Prufer: “Rain” https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/rain-1

Ellen Bass: “Fungus on Fallen Alder at Lookout Creek” https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/fungus-fallen-alder-lookout-creek

Hayan Charara: “The Symbolic Life” https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/symbolic-life

 

1 Sept 2017

A New York Times feature about where writers write: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/08/21/t-magazine/Jeanette-Winterson-David-Hare-Jane-Smiley-writers-room.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fthe-writers-room&action=click&contentCollection=t-magazine&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=8&pgtype=collection

Rhina P. Espaillat: “Find Work” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/40463/find-work

Robert Pinsky: “Shirt” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47696/shirt

Amy Gerstler: “To a Head of Lettuce” https://www.poets.org/

 

25 Aug 2017

Kobayashi Issa: [mosquito at my ear] https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/52355/mosquito-at-my-ear

Ocean Vuong: “Essay on Craft” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/142852/essay-on-craft

Chen Chen: “Winter” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/142861/winter

Dunya Mikhail: “Tablets II” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/142868/tablets-ii

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