Adrienne Rich

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    Five on Friday // My Favorite Poets

    Dena March 31, 2017

    New series, five things, on Fridays. Here’s a story. Back when I was in college, I had this professor. He was a wild-haired writer, a child of another era. He wore tweed blazers and drove a little sports car. He was the first person to teach me about poetry, really teach me I mean. On our first day of class, he asked us to go around the room and name…

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  • Poetry Friday: Burning Oneself In | Adrienne Rich

    Dena March 30, 2012

    Burning Oneself In | Adrienne Rich In a bookstore on the East Side I read a veteran’s testimony: the running down for no reason of an old woman in South Vietnam by a U.S. Army truck The heat-wave is over Lifeless, sunny, the East Side…

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