Since I'm guest blogging this week, I'll inaugurate what I hope will be a reign of poetic terror with my "inaugural poem." I saw the contest posted here, wrote the poem, THEN saw that New School Writing Program faculty couldn't enter. Oh, well; fair enough. So here it is, with a first line from Laura Cronk's BAP 2008 poem, "Entering," and the requisite words and stanzas . . .
-- Sharon Mesmer