Tag: Robert Frost

America’s Regional Fences

Robert Frost begins one of his best known poems by stating, “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.” The New England poet is...

On Being Less than We Are

What you miss out on by not making the climb is too great a loss on such a morning as this.

Townsman of a Stiller Town: Death on the American Highway

Earth's the right place for love.

Remembering Peter Stanlis

It was a dark and stormy night when I first met Peter Stanlis. The year was 2000. I had recently become senior editor at...

For Craft and Country: Richard Wakefield’s Eminent Domain

Richard Wakefield’s book of poems takes its place as one more important and hard-won advance in the restoration of good poetry to our culture.

Books and the Hungry Soul

Beautifully and substantially-made books suggest something that deserve to be pored over at length, just as one lingers with friends after a wonderful meal.

Write Home

BURNED-OVER DISTRICT, NY. Via the University Bookman, herewith my introduction to its recent special issue on Regionalism, which featured contributions from Frank Bryan, Kate...