Autumn Love

Autumn Love

Autumn loveThe sun dances merrily in an October skyGiddy with pride at what it has wrought.This is the season of love,Harvest time and the trees rejoiceSwirling ruby red crinolines,tucking golden pocket squares into puffed chestsand straightening tangerine ties.Sing then the glories of God’s magic paintbrushAnd the splendid light it spreads over fields, rivers, vines, orchards, [...]

In honor of real words and their ambassador, Ellen Kort

On Sunday, Molly and I took a moment from our chaotic world of tweets and texts and celebrated real words. Our hosts included some of today's finest poets, because that's the way we roll here in Appleton, home of Wisconsin's first poet laureate Ellen Kort. We sat in on a poetry reading as part of the [...]