Commentary / Elizabeth Bishop / Essay / Fish-herring / I love you. / poetry / Relationships / Uncategorized / William Shakespeare

On Saying “I Love You”

“I Love You.” F.P.; Am Ostbahnhof. Creative Commons License, Flickr. A common phrase extolling emotional urgency due to the “attractive qualities” of another; “deep affection”; a conveyance of “benevolent attachment” and “fondness.” [1] To say “I love” is also an exaggeration of the “you” or any detachable noun or pronoun: I love you! I love … Continue reading

Best American Poetry Blog / Poetry / Stephanie Brown / Uncategorized

Guest Blogger on Best American Poetry Blog!

I am very excited to announce that I am guest blogging this week at Best American Poetry Blog.   Today’s post is the first installment in a three-part interview with poet Stephanie Brown.  Later this week I am blogging about her poem, “Stacks.”  I hope you’ll consider checking it out! If you have not done so, you … Continue reading