Poetry

Kris Hemensley: Go for it, Joe!

Go for it, Joe! for Joe Dolce     Go for it, Joe!—do what you have to— criticize—clarify—and always with love—the young burn each other at the stake—rampant   around conflagration— but we’re the old guys now— the nation doesn’t need more fire— why rake up spent coals?   showed Gebhardt who remarked “I like that—with love— i’m rereading Auden who said the same”—a thought arises: imagine coming home to Auden—the Auden who came home … conceive “home” as one does “poem”—   answer the adversaries for the love of poetry, Joe— like Kinsella urged the other day— signature windmill of…

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