Five Poets Who Changed My Life

I never took myself seriously as a writer because I felt that my voice wasn’t valid.  Here are five poets who showed me that it is. Marilyn Nelson I first met Marilyn Nelson my senior year of undergrad at Vanderbilt University.  The poet and professor Mark Jarman (who is definitely my number 6) strongly suggested… read more

5 Poets Who Changed My Life

Life’s not forever, love is precarious. Wherever I live, let me come home to you as you are, I as I am, where you meet me and walk with me to the river. “Going Back to the River,” Marilyn Hacker Gertrude Stein Reading Gertrude Stein is a maddening, frustrating, and rewarding experience for me. Recently,… read more