July 2021

A poem I wrote for the National Writing Project’s Write Now Teacher Studio in the Teachers as Poets Group.  Why do this? It is a form of editing that allows me and others to see how the working process happens for me. I am hoping it might help others who want to adapt this idea…

Nothing Hidden This Way Comes You need contrarians. I know you hate to hear that but you need beasts like me, who really don’t give an electric damn for where poems hide. If they are hiding I say, “Let ’em hide. Cowards.” I will tell you where poems do not hide: They do not hide…