A. E. Houseman — Alfred Edward Housman was born March 26, 1859 in Worcestershire, England. His mother died when he was twelve, a traumatic and deeply influential event in his life and his poetry. He had great knowledge of the classics but, because he refused…

I can’t remember if I ever posted this before, but it seems appropriate in this season. I don’t write a lot of poetry, and most of it is pretty silly. Sometimes not. Autumn Villanelle by Marian Allen The blooms that fade beneath the frost were…

There was a campground around here called Stagestop that closed due to declining use. This caller to our local paper’s phone line offers up a cri de coeur. STAGESTOP by Anonymous Caller Stagestop, what happened? I thought we was going to open it this year.…

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