Category Archives: Poetry

Let the Bucket Down, issue 3

There was a lovely event at Gloucester Writers Center for the new issue of Joseph Torra’s excellent magazine, and Greg Cook was there.

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The World As It Is

A poem in the new number of The Battersea Review  

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In the city of the gulls, along with all the other pieces hatched by gulls clamoring sunrise law, there came you, largely a wound, to the courtyard of brick. Baby with a wormy wing, thinglet never to fledge, despite all … Continue reading

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January 22nd, Gloucester Writers Center

I want to say something briefly about my poems, Gabrielle’s drawings, and why we are putting them together tonight. There are the fragile, doomed arrangements of everything, despite intuitions of another, everlasting world that touches this one, that enfolds us … Continue reading

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Persistent Images

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Gabrielle Barzaghi

This past winter, Cape Ann Museum exhibited a show of Gabrielle Barzaghi’s drawings. Her work is all visionary landscapes and nightmare fantasy situations, and I was immediately taken with it. Gabrielle will soon be showing a huge new work at Trident Gallery in Gloucester. The … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Here’s a poem for the day from my book The Man in Green, published back in 1996 by Lee Chapman’s First Intensity Press. The Pumpkins at Panther Lake Another ambivalent landscape, October a boy hangs a dummy from a flagpole into dark … Continue reading

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