Chuck Joy is a child psychiatrist by day, and a poet by night. And, this year, he's Erie County (PA) poet laureate. Chuck Joy Joy is a graduate of Fordham University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. It was while
Welcome to Thursday, April 12, 2018. Children's author Beverly Cleary turns 102 today. It's also the birthday of novelist Tom Clancy and artist Henry Darger. William Carlos Williams's "Spring Storm" is our poem for today. Thank you for continuing to
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. It's Valentine's Day, in case you have a significant someone you need to remember. Today is also the birthday of Frederick Douglass, Carl Bernstein, and A. M. Klein. And "The Importance of Being Earnest"
The Thinker My wife’s new pink slippers have gay pom-poms. There is not a spot or a stain on their satin toes or their sides. All night they lie together under her bed’s edge. Shivering I catch sight of them and