Poethood/Fatherhood: David Kirby

Poethood/Fatherhood: David Kirby

My two sons aren’t in my poems so much as they are behind them. Sure, I’ve written about them, but I was always nervous about seeming to say, look what a good dad I am. Mostly, my boys worked their way into the poems the way anybody else does, through some little...
Poethood/Fatherhood: Jim Daniels

Poethood/Fatherhood: Jim Daniels

Being a poet and a dad has been a challenging but wonderful experience for me. Just this week, I was going through an old folder of poem drafts from when my children Ramsey and Rosalie were young (they’re 23 and 25 now) and being reminded of things they said...