Poems of Ronald Koertge
|1.||An Infinite Number Of Monkeys||1/13/2003|
|3.||Burning The Book||3/19/2014|
|7.||Little Morning Seranade||3/19/2014|
|9.||Poetry Begins in Delight||3/19/2014|
|10.||Poets vs. Wildcats||3/19/2014|
|15.||The Trojan Pony||3/19/2014|
Q. You're Such a Disciplined Writer. Were You Always That way?
A. When I was in graduate school, I worked part-time at a local
library. I ran the used bookstore in the basement. The money
came in handy. There was plenty of time to study.
I learned to know the regulars who talked about living with pain
and waiting for bland meals to be delivered.
One sweltering afternoon I read about Tibetan body breakers
who dismember corpses with their hatchets and flaying knives
so the vult