My Poems on Turning 90, that Springtime Family Feeling, and Thinking Like a Tree Published in Poetry Journal

My new poems “Chasing Ninety,” marking a dear relative’s milestone; “Family Way” on watching spring bring people together; and “As A Tree,” seeing the world through the point of view of a tree are published this month on, the … Continue reading →

Newspapers Hail New Book of Poems by Robert Knox

Two Massachusetts newspapers covered the release of my book of poems “Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty.” The Old Colony Memorial, the community newspaper for the town of Plymouth, Mass., where I used to live and work, published a … Continue reading →

“Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty,” My Book of Poems, Published

My first collection of poems, a chapbook titled “Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty,” has been published this month by Finishing Line Press. The book consists of 27 poems, many of them related to gardening, the outdoors, planting a … Continue reading →

From “Trump the Musical” — New Poems Online

I have four new poems online this month on, the online poetry journal for which I serve as contributing editor, including a political parody entitled “From ‘Trump the Musical.’” Here’s how the poem begins: From “Trump the Musical” I’m … Continue reading →

My Poetry Collection To Be Published in March

My first poetry collection, a chapbook titled “Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty,” is scheduled for publication by Finishing Line Press in March. I’m grateful for a couple of recommendations by fellow poets and writers that will appear in … Continue reading →

New Poems Blossom in

Among the many notable poems in July’s, the online poetry journal, John Allman’s urbane postmortem on a bizarre historical-poetic footnote, “On the Removal of Whitman’s Brain,” tapped me on the shoulder and commanded attention. According to Allman’s note on … Continue reading →

Garden Poems Flower in Verse-Virtual online journal

The theme for the May edition of Verse-Virtual was gardening (or gardens, or flowers), though the online poetry journal is always open to poems on any subject. I am a contributing editor for, an online poetry journal that publishes … Continue reading →