The poetry world lost a great soul this week: Alice Quinn remembers Jack Gilbert. Juan Felipe Rivera remembers him, too, and shares a poem. How will you remember him?
If you read the essay above, you’ll read a bit about Gordon Lish, so cue this excellent read: Raymond Carver’s OKCupid Profile, Edited by Gordon Lish in McSweeney’s.
Phil Cousineau shares Nine of the Most Beautiful Words in the English Language. I think “bliss” should’ve made the list. Any other words you’d add to this?
Any good links I missed this week?
I’m trying my hand and my oven at baking a Neapolitan cake for my Mom’s 63rd birthday tonight. Wish me luck!
Have a lovely Sunday, Andrea