The “Occasional Theologian” and the Poet

I am not a systematic theologian. And yet… though I have tried mightily over the years, a lifetime of reading, writing, studying, and thinking about God, art, and the world have, alas, taken their inevitable toll. I have to confess that I  have become … Continue reading

Poetry Recordings

…Reading one’s own poems aloud is letting the cat out of the bag. You may have always suspected bits of a poem to be overweighted, overviolent, or daft, and then, suddenly, with the poet’s tongue around them, your suspicion is … Continue reading

Book Review: Homage to Robert Frost by Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott

This is the fourth book review in the series “Poets on Poetry.” Reviews of books in this series can be found at“Poets on Poetry.” Robert Frost is the most American of all American poets. He is American in subject, sound, … Continue reading