Cover2023
Click image to order
Never miss a post
Your email address:*
Name: 
Please enter all required fields
Correct invalid entries

Categories

« Born on this day: Gerard Manley Hopkins of the "terrible" sonnets | Main | Happy Birthday, JA »

July 28, 2009

Comments

Moira! Thank you for sharing this with us. What a wonderful excerpt. John Ashbery has such a vast and generous intelligence; I could listen to him forever.
Happy Birthday JA!
Stacey

Fantastic. Thanks, Moira!

It's a great interview, and a remarkably revealing one. My favorite moment is finding out that JA's Italian is good enough to read a newspaper. (I wonder when and how he worked it up.) Also, "I like feeling like a foreigner." Yes, I know that feeling.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Cover
click image to order your copy
That Ship Has Sailed
Click image to order
BAP ad
Cover
"Lively and affectionate" Publishers Weekly

Radio

I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark


from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman

StatCounter

  • StatCounter