Reading with Poetry Square

I’m honored to have been invited by Diane Funston, Poet-in-residence at Yubba Sutter Arts and Culture, to read with Cheryl Latif and Julian Mathews in Poetry Square at 7 PM PT (10 PM EST). Please join us, either live or after the event on YouTube here:

October Reading

Reading with the River Poets Time: Thursday, October 7th at 7:30 PM Place: Community Room of the Bloomsburg Public Library, 225 Market Street in Bloomsburg, PA The River Poets of central Pennsylvania are hosting my son Micah James Bauman and I at the Bloomsburg Public Library for a reading from our poetry chapbook collaboration, Mapping…

In Memory of a Good Man

I have written countless posts and shared many videos over the years from my home back in central Pennsylvania. I am deeply saddened to say that we lost one of the quiet giants of that world, a tender, strong, and supporting lover of music, poetry, and art. From hosting the first Sunday services of Music…

Marie Posnot’s “One is One”

I first shared this back in 2012 during National Poetry Month. I was on my way to NYC to see some of the most beautiful people in the world. So, I shared a poem I love by a native New Yorker. She passed away yesterday, a marvelous poet and teacher who graced this earth for…

A & A Sample: Stafford and “Stray”

Sometimes when a poem gives birth to another poem, we honor the original poet in the title. It may even be titled the same but with “After Robert Frost,” or whomever, tagged on. Other times the new work calls for a different title altogether, but the original poet is recognized in an epigraph, a quote…

Walt Whitman’s Thursday Love Poem

Time for a Thursday Love Poem. Since it’s been a while, take a moment to skip back to the poem that started it all: “Thursday,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay. That first Thursday Love Poem feature was posted almost five years ago, and you can check it out with my reading of that little piece…