Posts for The 25th Hour

The Skein of Stars Shirt

The 25th Hour February 18, 2019

I put it in a picture frame, which seems odd. Most people don’t put an article of clothing behind a…

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The 25th Hour November 16, 2016

There’s no relief from the sauna of summer in the South. Ceiling fans provide a light breeze that often means…

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Living in the Present and Embracing the Gift

The 25th Hour November 14, 2016

Thirty years ago, when I encountered Robert Frost’s divergence in the road, I took, with trust and trepidation, the path…

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How I Write Poetry

The 25th Hour November 10, 2016

I vividly remember how I wrote my first poem when I was a sophomore. We had finished analyzing a poem,…

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