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Riehlife Poem of the Day: “Sure There Are Things to Worry About,” by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer is a word woman of the finest caliber. On Ryezome, a delicate on-line tracery of her poem-a-day practice, you’ll find accessible well-crafted poems that will make a difference in how you view your life. Susan Tweit introduces her as a favorite poet of real life. Of those who think of themselves as […]

River Styx is poetry central in St. Louis

Poet Michael Castro is the founding editor and spiritual father of River Styx. Since 1974 Karen Duffy has hosted literary readings at her Central West End restaurant, Duff’s. Says Newman: “Our literary agenda is to promote accessible poetry. In the early ’90s, poetry had been taken over by academics. It was obscure, unmoving poetry, and […]