23 comments on “Monument Valley

  1. “thinking that theirs / is the fixed / last and best / brave new world”: a tremendous line describing what has often come to represent American ‘exceptional-ism’ . . .

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    • I do hold in favor of American exceptionalism – but here I try to make the point that it doesn’t last and in fact is fading – achieving it and keeping it are quite different labors

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  2. Paul, I am always thankful for your ‘likes’ on my poems — the volume and quality of your work is inspiring. Long may you run — with best wishes from Canada. Andrew.

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  3. Key words, “persistent, patient, partnered”–I may borrow these for a future testimony post, if you don’t mind, Paul.

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