As longtime readers will know, I am extremely fond of the poetry of David Jones (see here, here, and here), so I was delighted to come across the latest post at Bebrowed?s Blog ("writing about writing (and reading)"), David Jones? ?The Fatigue?; the blogger feels as strongly about the oblivion into which Jones has fallen as I do ("I cannot understand why a poet of Jones? talent and originality should be known more for his work as an artist than as one of the great modernist poets of the last century"), and I recommend her discussion of Jones and his work.
The New York Times is at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe in a piece about poetry in performance. David Orr writes: “Poetry has a long tradition of being not only read but also performed vigorously and well, and 50 years after [Dylan] Thoma... Read Post
A reader writes, appropriately enough, from Belgrade, Serbia, to comment on "Van Jones goes down swinging." He writes: I had to chuckle when I read Van Jones's assertion that he "received encouragement from across the political spec... Read Post