The world’s best ‘Give me a break’ poem

What She Said, Horoscopes for the Dead, Billy Collins. Read Houston Airport, April 2013. Related articles The Trouble with Poetry and other poems, Billy Collins ( Poetry Friday: “The Lanyard” by Billy Collins ( Of Rejections and Successes ( Everyday Moments Caught in Time: Billy Collins’ Poetry ( Poems in motion: Billy Collins at TED2012 […]


The sound of boiling eggs

St. Augustine heard the words Tolle, lege (latin for “take up and read”) spoken by a childlike voice. He understood them as a divine calling to read the Bible, which he did and then immediately converted to Christianity. To view the poem as published in The Southern Poetry Review, click here.


Word of the day: Poivrotte

A Moveable Feast. Ernest Hemingway. Read Bogotá, March 2013 Related articles Hemingway’s Paris ( A Moveable Feast ( Adventures of a Moveable Feast ( A Writer’s Wisdom: Ernest Hemingway ( Books About Paris (