This past semester hasn’t been a good use of blogging. But I’ve spent so much time preparing for my senior lit class that something had to give. So over the past few months, I’ve read and taught:
Catcher in the Rye
Grapes of Wrath
Tale of Two Cities
It’s a shame there isn’t any poetry in the senior curriculum, but I’m working on writing a good world poetry unit that will be available for download this spring.
Books that I’m adding to my reading list for the blog are:
Letters to a young poet by Rilke
God’s Silence by Franz Wright
Inside Out by LL Barkat
Saving the Appearances by Owen Barfield
Four Quartets by Eliot
Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
Fame is Infamy by Andrew Schwab
As usual there is plenty on my plate while my cup overflows. I’m working on a long poem (5 pages qualifies as long doesn’t it?), a short story, and my ever growing collection of poems on light. So there’s gotta be time in there to blog right? Right.
Happy new year everybody. Here’s to poetry and the bridges it builds!