“…the dearest freshness…”

Gerard Manley Hopkins said it best. “There lives the dearest freshness deep down things…”  he writes in his poem “God’s Grandeur.” When it comes to religious faith I have more questions than answers but I get the revitalization that comes with spring.  I don’t know if it’s just biology or something more. Is it just thatContinue reading ““…the dearest freshness…””

Philip C. Kolin’s EMMETT TILL IN DIFFERENT STATES Has Much to Teach

I came to know poet and professor Philip C. Kolin in a roundabout way. He read something about my poem “If Mamie Till Was the Mother of God” and reached out to me. I am so glad he did. He’s written a moving, and powerful collection, Emmett Till in Different States, beautifully published by Third World Press.Continue reading “Philip C. Kolin’s EMMETT TILL IN DIFFERENT STATES Has Much to Teach”