Monthly Archives: October 2015

Writing ‘Down Impassive Rivers I Tried Each Thing’

The poem came about through my interest in a single word: packet. About a week ago I discovered one of my favorite writers—Michael Brodsky—has been writing a blog going by the description “thought packets”. I tried to explain the thrill … Continue reading

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Down Impassive Rivers I Tried Each Thing

As one packed when into the boat by whom is not a set of coordinates on the recovery map you’ll need a good strong cup of coffee for this as termites tunnel the elephant hull chewing into the edges of … Continue reading

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The end of a stint

Originally posted on Michael Brodsky Blog:
Kierkegaard: “It is said of the poet that he invokes the muse to supply him with thoughts…This indeed has never been my case…on the contrary I have needed God every day to shield me…

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