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Mar.03.2010 - 3:40 pm
  lost cause in a few thousand yearswhen the remnantfragments of our lostcivilization siftthrough the fingersof an eager archaeologist will she feel after allthe documents...
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Oct.28.2009 - 4:57 pm
As my new book, DREW: Poems from Blue Water, was in production, I was very flattered to receive very positive feedback from poets all over the country.  However, the once the book...
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Jul.30.2009 - 7:51 pm
Here is the pre-publication announcement for my new book: Negative Capability Press is pleased to announce the Pre-Publication Sale of DREW: Poems from Blue Water by Robert Gray!...
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Jun.18.2009 - 6:57 pm
  While I can’t yet post the front cover design for my upcoming book, DREW: Poems from Blue Water (should be finalized any day now, though), I now have all of the blurbs for...
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Comments from Robert

Dec.15.2008 - 9:26 am
In response to: a poem about meaning
In regard to its reference to my son Liam (who is now 12), this might seem a bit dated, but it's one of those poems...
Dec.02.2008 - 7:16 pm
In response to: Haiku for Christmas
Nice! I especially like the last line! Thanks! Rob
Nov.25.2008 - 4:02 pm
In response to: In Search of Post-Racial America
Very nicely done, sir.  Just far enough over the line to be uncomfortable.  Just where it ought to be.  As you point...
Nov.14.2008 - 7:50 pm
In response to: a hymn to american difference
Nothing is "wrong" with sarcasm, but I'm trying to be a little more positive these days...  :) Thanks! Rob
Nov.14.2008 - 7:47 pm
In response to: a hymn to american difference
Hammoudi, To a great extent, you are right, and this is indeed a very hopeful and exciting time in American history....

Published Reviews

I Wish That I Were Langston Hughes
Published by Alabama Writers' Forum
In his new collection of poetry I Wish That I Were Langston Hughes, Robert Gray, over the course of thirty-two poems, attempts to do what so many of us cannot: pay precise and...