Reckless. What a name for a Mongol racehorse turned honorary U.S. Marine with two Purples Hearts, a Bronze Star, and an insatiable appetite for poker chips and beer. No way to treat a filly, you say . . . but then again, Reckless became a legend...
The Writers Speak series of readings returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus Wednesday with Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections.” Mr. Seshadri’s poems have appeared in...
“The Mother Court”
James D. Zirin
American Bar Association, $29.95
What do bishops, celebrities, politicians, generals, professional athletes, Holocaust victims, drug addicts, and just plain folks have in common? All of them have...
In her latest collection of poems, “Hurt, the Shadow,” Carole Stone gives voice to a historical figure almost never heard from, Josephine Hopper, the wife of the painter Edward Hopper. Ms. Hopper studied at the New York School of Art and...
So you go about your life
but there’s a thread unraveling
the reading of the devastating list
each name hanging in the New York air,
the lips of their children,
dropping them into place
We are silverfish under moonlight,
the glow of fireflies at dusk,
the warm embers of a woodstove.
We are calloused hands and hand-me-downs,
old dungarees and time-tested recipes.
We carry trays, dig holes, water plants,