• Stanza MCCLVII Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories… we’ve already missed the spring. I’m the whippoorwill that cries in the night. I’m the soft morning breeze that caresses your lovely face. And was it worth it? The sacrifice for a friend you don’t even keep in touch with? I used to live like […] theepicpoet 0 Comments April 5, 2011
  • Stanza CCCLXV My robe, Antoninus. My taste includes both snails and oysters. I know. I know you can fight. But it’s our wits that make us men. What we do in life echoes in eternity. And afterwards men in tall hats and gold watch fobs will thump Their chest and say what a brave charge it was. […] theepicpoet 0 Comments March 29, 2011
  • What Did People Look Like in 1902? Literary Man 0 Comments March 29, 2011
  • Top Ten Hottest Authors of Our Time Hot Author Number Ten President Barack Obama Author of two best-selling memoirs, Barack Obama is better known as the Leader of the Free World. He published his third book, OF THEE I SING, last fall, which currently has 129 five star Amazon ratings out of 141 total ratings. Amazing. The man can do it all, […] Literary Man 0 Comments March 28, 2011
  • Wherefore art thou, Brobot? It has come to the Literary Man’s attention that robots have been designed to edit manuscripts. Well, okay, they’re not robots, exactly, but they’re not human, either. So what are they? Are they friend or are they foe? The role of technology in the realm of art has long been documented; but so, also, has […] Literary Man 0 Comments March 25, 2011
  • On Negative Capability The Epic Poet knows the importance of negative capability. Or rather, the Epic Poet knows that his interpretation of the meaning of negative capability is important. The actual definition of the concept escapes him. He knows it has something to do with John Keats, but that is as far as he got in that undergrad […] theepicpoet 0 Comments March 21, 2011
  • Can poetry help the Epic Poet find true love? “O Heart, be at peace,” the Epic Poet slurred to a redheaded NYU urban studies major last night around midnight, somewhere in the East Village, while the Literary Man made the “drinky drinky” hand-gesture behind the Epic Poet’s back. “Because,” he continued bravely, making the line-break gestures with  a chop of his hand. “Nor knave […] Literary Man 0 Comments March 17, 2011
  • An Introduction to the Epic Poet “My attempt is merely astonishing,” wrote the Epic Poet in a recent email to the Literary Man. “To write the longest poem in the history of the world. To write the best or most erotic poem in the world would be easy, a foregone conclusion, even, but the longest–I can’t say anyone’s ever attempted it.” […] Literary Man 0 Comments March 9, 2011