Poetry Review: “Degrees of Gray in Phillipsburg” by Richard Hugo

Richard Hugo is one of a number of Montana poets and writers who came from somewhere else and settled in Montana as an adult. Unlike Thomas McGuane, for example, who is from Michigan and so is a Midwesterner ultimately in … Continue reading

Poetry Review: “Winter Night” by Boris Pasternak

We inherit from our parents much that flows beneath the surface of our immediate awareness: temperment, personality, ways of looking at and moving through the world. Nature (genes) forms our external characteristics… nurture (environment) forms our personalities. My mother watched … Continue reading