Collins, Billy ~
Horoscopes for the Dead Some of the humor I love and much about the loss of so much as death draws near. Thoughtful and ingenious as usual from a favorite poet.
Hirshfield, Jane ~
The Heart of Haiku - Wonderful examples and discussion of the nature and origin and history of Haiku – excellent.
Laux, Dorianne and Addonizia, Kim ~
The Poet’s Companion – guide to the pleasures of writing poetry – fabulous writing exercises – one of best.
Oliver, Mary ~
Why I Wake Early Amazing connection between the work of one’s life – loving the world – and the voice of the poet.
Evidence - reach each twice to Ron during breakfast – what a voice for praise!
Swan – flying why joy of life
Thirst ~ spiritual connection throughout the natural world – all bringing gratitude for life
Poetic Asides Poets ~
Prompted an International Collection of Poems Forty poems who have written on-line to prompts offered by Robert Lee Brewer and Writer’s Digest for the past three years collaborate to publish their poems. The poets participating chose 10 prompts and three poems that responded to one of these ten. Exciting and engaging works.