Tag Archives: Diane Wakoski

The Poetry of Maintenance Manuals

Years ago, I started my writing-for-pay career as a technical copywriter, delving into something I knew nothing about—an industrial line of pumps for the waste treatment, oil and gas, and food industries. It might not sound very glamorous, but to … Continue reading

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Purchasing a Rose at Grolier Poetry Book Shop

Buying a Rose Recently I reread the only book of poetry purchased on my 2005 pilgrimage to Grolier Poetry Book Shop in Cambridge, MA—Diane Wakoski’s  Argonaut Rose (The Archaeology of Movies and Books). My adventure getting to Grolier is a story … Continue reading

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