Happy Poetry Month, everyone! You who are readers of this column probably agree that every month should be poetry month, but we have to take whatever we can get. Perhaps those of you who don’t always buy poetry books will think about a visit to your local independent bookstore, if you’re lucky enough to still have one, to look at the various slim new volumes on display as well as the collected and new / selected works of your old favorites. If you do have a poetry library of your own, you might want to note the publishers’ names and then go online to look for their web pages and order directly from them. This can be our way of celebrating what many of us cannot live without.
Our featured poet this month is Howard Stein, who is Poet Laureate of the High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology. He is a psychoanalytic, medical, organizational, and applied anthropologist, as well as a psychohistorian and organizational consultant – all of which disciplines inform and inspire (more…)