All posts tagged “philip levine

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A Noisy Phalanx Is a Safe Phalanx

  I impute, with geometry, Hoplite. Consciously I do this to you, Too-Beautiful Poemtaker. Remember John to Philip wrote: “Don’t worry about it Levine, you’re ugly enough to be a great poet.” That’s filled with funny truth — oozes out of the recoiling seams, the… Read More

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good verbs that aren’t

I can read & read & read but mostly fingers slick with natural oils or grease, one could say (as if sneaking across the DMZ and speaking of the enemy) nothing comes.   The tip snaps off under some enormous privilege singular, impregnable & now I’m… Read More