A Busy Poetry Month

My son, Micah pointed out to me recently that I have a poetry event going on every day days this month. But when I took stock of my calendar, I saw there’s a lot more than that going on.  I went ahead and updated my Events page as well. So here is my Poetry Month…

Friday Flashback, Jon on the Blue Guitar

Last weekend I asked my son Jonathan to bring his guitar with him when he and his younger brother came to stay the weekend. There is something that I cannot quite explain, a feeling of peace and security when the people I love are in the house with me, doing what makes them themselves. The…

David Reads “God on a Tightrope,” by Marjorie Maddox

Well, Easter has passed, and once again I realize that aside from the discussion of certain issues and how they are affected by politics and religion, I rarely ever talk about my own faith or spirituality here on the Dad Poet blog. While I have dedicated multiple posts to feasts, celebrations and songs of Christmas, I don’t…

David Reads “Poem” (is it dirty), by Frank O’Hara

Here it is, the last twenty minutes of April 1st and no April Fools joke for you. I haven’t even declared what project, if any, I am doing for National Poetry Month this year. Well, the joke is on you, because here it is. But then the joke is on me too, because really, I…