Yeats: The Circus Animals’ Desertion (1939)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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I’m in a class on Modernist literature, and just completed a close reading of a poem by Yeats, and felt pretty proud of it, so I thought I’d include it here. It’s hard to get into poetry for me, but usually upon closer inspection it’s quite rewarding, and this was one of those times. This […]


Poetry Slam

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

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Well, as some of you know, I’ve written poetry for some time now, including at an open mic last year, to a wonderful audience response.  This year, the monthly events are starting up again, with the first about two weeks ago.  Only this time, I entered in the poetry slam competition portion after the open […]