Category Archives: comic book poetry

Video of “may my heart always be open to little” by e e cummings

A delightful interpretation by Jim Avis of one my poetry comics, this time my adaptation of “may my hear always be open to little” by e e cummings. The original comics adaptation, along with 23 others, can be found in … Continue reading

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Video of “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden

Another video interpretation by Jim Avis of my comics interpretation of the poem “Those winter Sundays” by the American poet Robert Hayden (who by the way studied under W. H. Auden, who was featured in the last Jim Avis video … Continue reading

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Video of “Musée des Beaux Arts” by W. H. Auden

Another great video interpretation by Jim Avis, this time of my comics adaptation of W. H. Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts.” The reading is by the poet himself. Auden’s oft-anthologized poem is thought to obliquely criticize the Western powers’ ignoring … Continue reading

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Conversation with Susan Mulder for the Poet Kind Podcast

Last week I sat down (well, I’m sitting most of the time these days) for a chat with the poet and artist Susan Mulder of the Poet Kind Podcast on the subject of my new book, Poems to See By. … Continue reading

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Video of “Impression du Matin” by Oscar Wilde

James Avis has been putting together a series of video adaptations of some of my poetry comics, and I will be posting a new one of them here each week. This week’s installment features Oscar Wilde’s atmospheric evocation of a … Continue reading

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Interview with Vincenzo Mascolo at the Ritratti di Poesia 2020 Festival

The 14th edition of the Ritratti di Poesia (“Portraits of Poetry”) festival, Rome’s premiere annual poetry event, took place on February 21 in the Auditorium della Conciliazione, just a few blocks way from St. Peter’s Square. I was invited to … Continue reading

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Creator’s Roulette with Kriti Khare

What follows is my conversation with Kriti Khare on her website, Armed with a Book. In this round of “The Creator’s Roulette,” we discuss, among other things, the nature of beauty, poetry appreciation, India, and my upcoming collection of poetry … Continue reading

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Interview in The English Dossier of St Gregorios College

I was very pleased to have my adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee” (one of my very first ”poetry comics”, which is now nearly as old as the original poem), along with an interview, in the latest issue of … Continue reading

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My first book of poetry comics now available for pre-order!

It has been over a year now since I published any new poetry comics on this site, which may have led some visitors here to the impression that I have moved on to other, perhaps more grown-up pursuits. Quite the … Continue reading

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Registration open for my Fall classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

This beautiful visual rendition of Harold Monro’s beautiful 1914 poem “Overheard on a Saltmarsh” was created by Linda Dyer, a student in my Fall 2018 Drawing and Illustration class. I’m excited to once again be teaching two classes at the … Continue reading

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