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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 01:00 pm
There’s so much we can’t tell you about the folks we write about in our Illinois Times “Remembering” issue. The past two years have been particularly difficult for me writing about folks I a...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 01:54 pm
 My father likes to recite the poem Trees by Joyce Kilmer. “I think that I shall never see / a poem lovely as a tree.” We’re quite the tree and bird family. My mother’s email even has bird in the address....
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 01:31 pm

A Haunted Handbook

You didn't ask for it; but here it is. Chicago Haunted Handbook: 99 Ghostly Places You Can Visit in the Around the Windy City by Jeff Morris and Vince Sheilds. Buy yours today if you're headed to Ch...
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:42 am

Making poetry more accessible

A recently posted article by Austen Rosenfeld, "Why Billy Collins is America's Most Popular Poet," points out pertinent thoughts about poetry today. Mainly, has academia hijacked the art of poet...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 01:09 pm

Those pesky little zombies

Here’s a seasonal poem from Springfield, Ill. poet Lola Lucas. Her comments about the poem: “Seems like America has gone mad for zombies. My theory is that they represent a chance...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 01:09 pm
Sunday, a group gathered at the tomb of Vachel Lindsay in Oak Ridge Cemetery as part the national Dead Poets Remembrance Day....

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