Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

I would like to say that my decision when choosing some of these poems was purely coincidental. I choose some of these poems a month in advance, after all. But it’s not coincidence; it’s just a sad fact of this country. Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo were both stripped of a future by police officers …

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“The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman “Fight for Love” by Andrea Gibson “To Elsie” by William Carlos Williams “A Life of Errands” by Leonard Cohen “American Arithmetic” by Natalie Diaz “In the Event of My Demise” by Tupac Amaru Shakur “Love Calls Us to the Things of This World” by Richard Wilbur “Grief Calls …

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