Youmans (pronounced like 'yeoman' with an 's' added) is the best-kept secret
among contemporary American writers. --John Wilson, editor, Books and Culture Marly Youmans is a novelist and poet out of sync with the times
but in tune with the ages. --First Things

Monday, November 03, 2008

Please check out poems by Corey Mesler directly below--I'm banging shut the door until the Another Dratted Birthday banner flies on the 22nd. I need to meet deadlines, literary and otherwise, and when I come back, I'll have news. I'll do my annual purge of ephemeral posts as well. For now, feel free to leave Corey a note or questions... Addendum, Nov. 5: We have a President-elect who has shown people that a man of any color can become President of a country that promised to be a nation under God, with liberty and justice for all, and that is good. Here's advice for each of us, including presidents, from Honest Abe Lincoln: Whatever you are, be a good one.