Biography of Baron Wormser
Baron Wormser (born 1948 Baltimore, Maryland) is an American poet.
In 2000, he was appointed Poet Laureate of Maine. In 2000, he was writer in residence at the University of South Dakota. Since 2002, he has taught in the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine, and since 2009, Fairfield University.
He founded the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching at The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire and is currently director of educational outreach at the Frost Place. He lives in Cabot, Vermont.
Baron Wormser Poems
Neither forces nor bodies equivocate: Each action holds a tell-tale trait, Each moment convokes an actual fate.
A moment from a life- a husband holding up A tee-shirt for cursory inspection; A child trudging home from a dull school day; A tree in heavy wind- when placed within
Neither forces nor bodies equivocate:
Each action holds a tell-tale trait,
Each moment convokes an actual fate.
Reality, being precious, becomes a game
In which, nature-like, no two things are the same-
Whatever is remarkable is nicknamed.
The untitled fan applauds the grace of epithet