Bush’s Brain–The Frozen One

A couple of years ago, an NPR commentator named Jay Keyser said that Wallace Stevens’ "The Snow Man" is “the best short poem in the English language.” While I think it unproductive to call any work of art “best” in any category, I won’t say that Keyser is wrong.These days, for me, “The Snow Man” … Continue reading Bush’s Brain–The Frozen One

George Bush Is "No Man"

Parody poetry has been a bit of a hobby of mine ever since I saw The Brand X Anthology of Poetry, Burnt Norton Edition, edited by William Zaranka (Cambridge, MA: Apple-Wood Books, 1981) more than twenty years ago.George Bush and his cronies being such perfect targets, I have been doing more and more of it--and … Continue reading George Bush Is "No Man"