Sunday, August 28, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee: August 28, 2022

It's the last Sunday of August, and so here's the last batch of poems for August 2022. Thanks for dropping by again or for the first time.

 

Poems read:

  • Fifteen by William Stafford 
  • A Room by Carolyn Forche (from her book In the Lateness of the World)
  • The Unsaying by Ann Tweedy (from Naugatuck River Review, Issue 28)
  • Double Mastectomy by Nikki Ummel (from Naugatuck River Review, Issue 28)
  • Fellowship Application by Joseph Rios (from LatiNEXT: The Breakbeat Poets, Vol. 4)

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (August 21, 2022)

Here is this week's episode of Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee, wherein we drink coffee while I read good poems by other people. Today's poems are brought to you by my cleaning out of the garage and discovering a plethora of books, including poetry books, that I have not cracked in a handful of years. Enjoy!

 

  • Locked Doors by Anne Sexton (from her book The Awful Rowing Toward God)
  • Morning Song by Sylvia Plath (from The Collected Poems)
  • Luck Town by Anne Carson (from The Best of the Best American Poetry, 1988-1997)
  • Town on the Way Through God's Woods by Anne Carson (from The Best of the Best American Poetry, 1988-1997)
  • A Story About the Body by Robert Hass (from his book Human Wishes)
  • Envoi by Charles Wright (from his book Black Zodiac)
  • When I Read the Book by Walt Whitman (from Complete Poetry and Selected Prose, edited by James E. Miller, Jr.)

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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (August 14, 2022)

It's mid-August and perhaps you're thinking of all that needs to be done in that last-summer, near-harvest, start-of-school sort of way. 

Glad you're here instead. Every Sunday, we drink coffee while I read good poems by other people. Enjoy!

 

Poems read:

  • Architect’s Watercolor by Arthur Sze (from Poetry, October 2021)
  • Blades of Grace by Carolina Duan (from Poetry, October 2021)
  • Thankful by Patricia Smith (from her book Blood Dazzler)
  • Song of the Stone and The Lost Child by George Mackay Brown (from his book Carve the Ruins)
  • XIII. by Wendell Berry (from his book The Peace of Wild Things)
  • A Ghost Sings by Jack Gilbert (from his book The Great Fires)
  • I Imagine the Gods by Jack Gilbert (from his book The Great Fires)
  • Naming by Polly Buckingham (from her book The River People)
  • Ms. Chisolm’s Red Jacket by Polly Buckingham (from The River People)

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Sunday, August 7, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (August 7, 2022)

I missed all of you last Sunday! All is well, and here we are in August already. Welcome back (or for the first time) to Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee, a weekly gathering in the virtual world wherein I read good poems by other people while we all drink coffee. And some of us may brush our hair for the occasion, but clearly I am not of that party.

Poems read:

  • In the Reunion of All My Selves by Aline Mello (from LatiNEXT: The BreakBeat Poets, Volume 4)
  • We May No Longer Consider the End by Ruth Ellen Kocher (from The Best American Poetry, 2019)
  • Riddle by Laura Kasischke (from Space, in Chains)
  • My Brother is Asking for Stamps by Michael Torres (from Poetry, Feb. 2021)
  • Look at What I’ve Done! by Porsha Olayiwola (from her book I Shimmer Sometimes, Too)
  • from Sand Creek by Simon J. Ortiz 

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