Garfield Park Conservatory
It is my last semester at Columbia College Chicago and I’m suddenly faced with the rearing head of the mons..
Ahh, the most wonderful time of the year! Winter Solstice, upcoming religious Holy Days, Comm..
The last day with my students
I remember watching the poetry cohort before me hit the last semester of their MFA Poetry lives, and I h..
So, it’s week 6 of the semester and the crazy community of editors and board members, whom work for the Columbia Poetry Review are fin..
In a class of 11 poets, we get close. But not always close enough. With the maelstrom of putting together a thesis, teaching, and work..
If you recall from my last post, I recently signed for a new apartment. Well, now moving day is almost here! I..
When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I rem..
Almost every Wednesday night after class, two classmates—Abigail Zimmer and Tyler Cain Lacy—and I go to Boiler Room to celebrate the h..
As I mentioned in my prior post, I’ve been starting to think about larger, more long-term projects (dare I even say the word, thesis?)..
Good question, right? And the consideration is nothing new. During a time when our current cultural ecosystem is characterized by dras..