Poetry Review: “Cornhuskers” by Carl Sandburg

Walt Whitman’s 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass is the most spiritual work ever created by an American writer. Reading it remains the single greatest pleasure that any reader of American Literature can ever have. Carl Sandburg more than any other American … Continue reading

Poetry Review: “Flying by Night” by Ted Kooser

One of the truisms of American poetry is that some of the most original poetry written in the 20th Century was written by non-professional poets. That is, poets who had their primary careers in fields other than writing or teaching … Continue reading