with the might of the nation roaring overhead
around the clock
spewing vapor from their strakes
going fucking nowhere
and noisily coming back.
from "Christmastime in Coronado''
in THE STRANGE HOURS TRAVELRS KEEP, which won a Gold Medal at the California Book Awards in '04. Kleinzahler will be at the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco this Wedesday, 5-21 at 8PM. His new book, SLEEPING IT OFF IN RAPID CITY--New and Selected Poems is just out. He's on my short list of candidates for the next SF Poet Laureate.
Causes Barbara Berman Supports
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, St. Anthony Foundation, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, The National Book Critics Circle,...