Miss Jones, AngelBuster

  Like so . . .   In the Library by Charles Simic   for Octavio   There’s a book called “A Dictionary of Angels.” No one has opened it in fifty years, I know, because when I did, The covers creaked, the pages Crumbled. There I discovered   The angels were once as plentiful […]


Ancient words, new poems

  Seven people–or rather, six people and one group–sent me poems for the “Ultraconserved Words” challenge. ┬áThe prompt was to write a poem using ten or more words from a group of twenty-three words that some linguists believe have been in use since the end of the last ice age. Congratulations to all the participants! […]