Chapin City Blues

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

I hadn’t heard of Molly Brodak until a pages of The Cipher appeared on my Twitter stream. I ordered the book (though, I haven’t yet read it) only to learn it was published posthumously. So for today’s poem, I have chosen “Going Back to Sleep” by the late Molly Brodak, as read by Robert Vaughan …

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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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