Reading Bob Hicok’s Words for Empty and Words for Full (with thanks to Nancy Pearl for the discovery), and finding all over again that poetry has its uses. From “Whimper”: …and why ask that why of the larger why, why did this happen, and why from that why branch to the why am I alive why, there’s the why are we here why and the why do we let so many questions begin with a...
Dear Sugar →
Advice columns rarely deliver on their most basic premise. But then there is this. Whoever is doing the anonymous advising over at The Rumpus is really doing the Lord’s work—or at least she is killing it, writing-wise. Every column I click through just gets better. This is a good place to start.