By the Light of a Page (Updated)

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  1. William Michaelian
    William Michaelian January 21, 2009 at 5:20 pm .

    Joe, thanks for giving me hope — on two fronts. I hereby grant you the right to reproduce my first Inauguration Day poem, as yet unwritten, for the sum of one dollar, or whatever currency happens to be in vogue at that time. If you or I or both are not alive when the poem is written, this contract shall be binding on our heirs and assigns.

  2. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison January 21, 2009 at 4:59 pm .

    William—maybe you should join Mark Strand and start <A HREF="http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/poetry/eating.html&quot; REL="nofollow">eating poetry</A>….<BR/><BR/>And Vassilis, I’ve read dozens of accounts of Cid’s generosity. People like Cid are still out there, too. Many years ago, when my poet-friend Gary Schroeder and I were putting together an anthology of poetry about work, we asked Phil

  3. vazambam
    vazambam January 21, 2009 at 9:53 am .

    Wonderful. Besides being a prolific writer, he was also one extremely generous with his time and advice-especially when it came to younger poets.

  4. William Michaelian
    William Michaelian January 21, 2009 at 1:03 am .

    Excellent review. Love the samples. Need money — <I>lots</I> of money. I know: I’ll stop eating….

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