Paul Muldoon is anxious to file dispatches from the front lines of Our Lives Now. That is one of the characteristics that separates him from most other poets writing today.
The two books reviewed here represent the launch of the reborn Black Sparrow Press under the auspices of David R. Godine, Publisher. Very exciting. Let’s give them a big warm Boston welcome!
Wherever Robert Hass is, the poet drinks in (and reports to us) the details of place and human activity.
Frolic and Detour contains a few poems that I judge to be instant classics of English-language poetry.
Those who stopped at the top of the Boston Common, at about 1 p.m., witnessed an extraordinary work of performance art.
Everything in this production been given a Scandinavian flavor – special kudos to prosciutto for playing its role as boar’s meat quite well.
“Mostly I want people to enjoy a feast of language, imagery, story, and the power of the actor to incite the imagination.”
We intend to stage work by all the living American poets we can lure into our sphere: starting right here in Cambridge.