There’s a video somewhere in my house, laboriously taken on a huge VHS camcorder and then laboriously transferred years later to a cd, of a Rope Power competition at my children’s elementary school. Rope Power is a compilation of incredible feats of jump ropery –synchronized jump roping, trick jump roping, speed jump roping– practiced … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by David Kirby
Whatever brain function places memory within the context of time is lacking in me, which means that something that happened 20 years ago could have happened last year. That is why every Saturday, when I find the right poem to send out, I check my Sent files to make sure I didn’t already send it … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by Richard Jones
Until about half an hour ago I would have responded, had you asked me if I kept a journal, “No. I don’t keep a journal.” Because I don’t. If you had persisted, and asked me, “Did you ever keep a journal?” I would have said, “Yeah, when I was in fifth grade. It was one … Continue reading Is This Where We Are?