New Sequence in Divining Dante

Today is Dante’s 700th birthday, and to mark the occasion Australia’s Recent Work Press has just published a terrific new anthology called Divining Dante, which opens with my new three-sonnet sequence, “So Tell Me” (video!), in which I put my own spin on three of my favorite episodes from the Commedia. My thanks to editors […] Read more ...

“Alteration Finds” is the Poem-of-the-Day

My poem “Alteration Finds“—a trio of pseudo-translations consisting of a versified snippet of Rimbaud prose, a shrink-wrapped Rilke sonnet, and a “straight” translation of a Seferis poem from a language I can’t read—is the Audio-Poem-of-the-Day at the Poetry Foundation. (Text version here.) Read more ...