Joshua Michael Stewart
BREAK EVERY STRING
ellen dore watson
jazz langston hughes
michael earl criag
July 14, 2014
One of my favorite poems. Enjoy!
You could say I rode a tall horse.
You could say I rode a long black horse.
In reality I'd never even touched a horse.
I drove by them all the time.
Horses loose in pastures;
horses tied to fences, to trees;
July 2, 2014
Well it's been a while, but here is #10 in the Jazz Poetry Series.
JANUARY AFTERNOON, WITH BILLIE HOLIDAY
For Studs Terkel
Her voice shifts as if it were light,
from chalk to parchment to oil.
I think of the sun this morning,
how many knives were flashed
February 17, 2014
Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931)
China Boy. Lazy Daddy. Cryin' All Day.
He dreamed he played the notes so slowly that
they hovered in the air above the crowd
and shimmered like a neon sign. But no,
the club stayed dark, trays clattered in the kitchen,
February 5, 2014
The classic New York School poem by Frank O'Hara: The Day Lady Died.
TEN QUESTIONS FOR JOHN ASHBERY
November 2, 2016
JAZZ POETRY #15 YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA
October 25, 2016
JAZZ POETRY #14 AMIRI BARAKA
October 24, 2016
JAZZ POETRY #13--Rebecca Hart Olander
May 17, 2016
JAZZ POETRY #12--Philip Levine
May 16, 2016
Philip Levine: They Feed They Lion
May 15, 2016
Poet, Gary Copeland Liley
January 28, 2015
Autobiography a poem by Michael Earl Craig
July 7, 2014
JAZZ POETRY #11-Robert Pinsky
HEDGEROW BOOKS TO PUBLISH MY FIRST FULL-LENGTH COLLECTION
February 4, 2014
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