People love Mary Oliver’s poetry because, commentators said, it’s “accessible.” But accessibility doesn’t mean that her poems lacked artistry. See my blog post “Why We Love Mary Oliver’s Poetry.”
My short story “The Shadow of the Family,” a fantasy on a family holiday gathering has been published in the current issue of the online magazine “New Reader Magazine.” You can read the whole story in my blog on this site, robertcknox.com
My short seasonal memoir, “The Seven Days of Christmas” is published on Beneath the Rainbow. Here’s the link: http://beneaththerainbow.com/the-seven-days-of-christmas/
My new poetry chapbook, “Cocktails in the Wild,” is out!My new poetry chapbook “Cocktails in the Wild,” published by Unsolicited Press, is available at http://www.unsolicitedpress.com/store/p139/robertknoxpoetry. Poems include “Cocktails on the Balcony,” “Voluptuous,” “The Perfect Candidate,” “The Paradise of Birds,” and others.
My first poetry book “Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty” has been nominated for a Massachusetts Best Book Award, for best poetry book published in 2017.
My poems continue to appear on Verse-Virtual.com each month. See my poems and photos at http://www.verse-virtual.com/robert-knox-2018-december.html
My essay on repealing the Second Amendment appears on Medium at https://medium.com/@bobknox/in-dysfunctional-countries-thousands-suffer-from-the-rule-of-ak-47-and-then-there-s-the-strange-623afae9f38a
Three of my poems were published recently by the Blue Nib at http://magazine.thebluenib.com/article/poetry-by-robert-knox-ash-slade/
My story on working at Riker’s Island — where I was “woked” to who goes to prison in America — is online at http://beneaththerainbow.com/behind-bars/
How do you manage to keep order and get down to real teaching when you’re a new substitute teacher and don’t know any of your students? To make matters worse, the regular teachers are on strike. My short story “Back to School” is up on the online journal “Beneath the Rainbow.” The site provided an attractive design for my story and generous bio space for me. http://beneaththerainbow.com/back-to-school/