Tag Archives: Lit for Writers

Wallace Steven Encounters the New Solitaire

In the oblivion of screens

One exists among pure virtual.

Continue reading


Wallace Stevens Encounters Hyper-Connected World

Seventy years ago, I addressed the pressure

History applies to creativity and society,

Let us say, news more pretentious than

Any description of it, but that pressure

Continue reading


As Part of a class in my MFA program titled Literature for Writers, Professor Janet Peery asked for a final project interrogating our semester-long study of our choice of writer. At the beginning of the seminar, I chose Wallace Stevens as a poet I should probably know more about, as my encounters with him have been few and far between.

After attempting several different projects, including a couple of essays, I decided to go a little more playful: bring Stevens into contemporary America and see what happens. The posts included under this category are the results.

Continue reading