I’m thrilled and honored to be the Featured Poet in the September Issue of Blue Heron Speaks. This wonderful online poetry journal has a goal of presenting “messages of inspiration, support, and nourishment for the soul.”And they really do offer heart-centered poems that speak to seekers after beauty and peace. My three poems include the title poem from my forthcoming collection, Arabesque. An excerpt from the poem treats the word “arabesque” in its other meaning, a calligraphic figure: More
Gerald Stern won the Robert Frost Medal — the top prize of the Poetry Society of America, awarded for for “distinguished lifetime service to American poetry.” Here’s Stern reading his lovely, joyous poem Bolero.
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