Posts Tagged ‘Charles Simic’

Good advice from Charles Simic, former Poet Laureate and monster poet, on writing poems. Click here.

“Remember, a poem is a time machine you are constructing, a vehicle that will allow someone to travel in their own mind…”

If you’d like to read more about Charles Simic, click here and here and here.


Molly Gaudry meditates on the prose poem, as exemplified in that excellent journal of prose poetry goodness, Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics. She also includes a list of exemplary books of prose poetry.

National Book Critics Circle: Best of the small presses, 2010

And Charles Simic, the current Poet Laureate, on “shoveling snow with Nietzsche.”