Tag Archives: poems

Butterflies and points of time

The Lepidopterist    Vladimir Nabokov, who was a collector of  butterflies as well as an author,  alludes to this butterfly, the Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) in many of his writings. For example,  “Come and be worshipped, come and be caressed,/ 

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What is poetry?

What is poetry? And what can we learn from it when we can’t write it but wish we could?

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Striving to be nothing at all

Robert Walser tried to vanish, but didn’t.

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Fashioning tombs or poems

When I turned 63, I didn’t feel old, but I knew time was beginning to run out and, having always meant to write a great literary novel, I started working at it as if I were 20. Mostly, no one

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