A Christmas Poem

My friend Thomas who edits Threads knows I really like Christmas (like, a lot.) He asked me to write about that, and I decided that instead of an academic defence of Christmas cheer, I would write a poem. ‘Twas a month before Christmas And all through the land… Read the rest here.

Dr Seuss and Seamus Heaney, and hope.

i. I grew up reading and being read Dr Seuss tales of Cats in Hats, Greens Eggs and Ham and The Sneetches. I dreamed of The Places I’d Go on rhyming roads and dancing words, and at Christmas, enjoyed reading of how the Whos reclaimed Christmas from The Grinch. ii. My fiancé and I enjoy comparingContinue reading “Dr Seuss and Seamus Heaney, and hope.”