Tag Archives: Rilke

Reading Rilke

As part of an effort to read more poetry this month I picked up my copy of Rilke’s Poems.* I picked Rilke because I had just finished his Letter to a Young Poet. I had thoroughly enjoyed this short work. It was very insightful and is certainly worth the special place it holds in the literature on writing. […]

National Poetry Month & Other Links

April is National Poetry Month. I didn’t know this until I began to see some tweets about it over the weekend. I imagine that for all the unread and uncared for poets in America this is a BIG deal. We should celebrate them and what they do. Our society’s dismissal of the poet in favor […]