Some cool stuff I’ve run across in the last little while…
First off, my friend and former teacher Patti White (whose work I’ve recommended in the past) has a poem in Rappahannock Review. It’s lovely — you should read it.
Secondly, Jeff Sypeck at Quid Plura has reached the penultimate installment of a long calendar poem inspired by his move to rural Maryland. You’ll find that installment here, as well as links to the others in the series.
And on the musical front, the guys in one of my favorite bands have released a single of sorts — their first new work in four years. Of course, since they went 26 years between albums before that, this four-year gap isn’t bad, but I’m glad to have them back. The single consists of an original number backed with a 1982-vintage live version of a John Lennon cover, and in what was likely a dream come true for the guys, it was mastered at Abbey Road. Here’s the A-side:
And here’s, well, the other A-side:
See you soon!