Lost Inside of Rembrandt’s Poem: Self-Portrait with Two Circles (1660) – Reason 2 Rhyme “Tribute”

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kbnelson’s Reason2Rhyme Poetry Prompt – “Tribute” Ms. Nelson’s prompt for this week is: write a poem to or about someone you admire. You don’t have to personally know them to pay tribute to them. Write a poem honoring one of … Continue reading

One Can Miss Mountains by Todd Boss

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One of my favorite poems is by Todd Bass. I have reprinted his “One Can Miss Mountains” here from The New Yorker Magazine of May 8, 2008. It never ceases to move and amaze me. I love reading it out … Continue reading

Gambino: The Stage Struck English Teacher Teaches Human Sexuality

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Everyone has a school teacher they’ll never forget. Mine was an 8th grade English lit teacher by the name of Mr. Gambino. He was a frustrated English teacher and failed Shakespearean actor. If you who missed the previous installments, please … Continue reading

The Bridges of Men

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Just for a change of pace, we’re going for a one act play here today. It’s entitled The Bridges of Men. The scene takes place in the kitchen of Frank and Gina’s apartment in a city in Italy. Frank and … Continue reading

When He was Born… (kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…”)

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Monday, July 2, 2012 Poetry Prompt… from kbnelson’s Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…” Select one particular day in history (the world’s or your personal experience) and write a poem contrasting the same day in the present. When … Continue reading