Hans Ostrom

Silver Star - 3,901 Points (1954 / California)

Biography of Hans Ostrom

Hans Ostrom poet

[Please see the Youtube channel langstonify for recorded poems by others and a few by me.} -Born and raised in a small town in the High Sierra of California-father a carpenter and stone mason, mother a substitute teacher. -Attended schools there and went to high school in the Central Valley. -Went to Sierra Community College for two years. -Earned a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in English from U.C. Davis, studying there with Karl Shapiro. -Now and English professor in the Pacific Northwest. -Co-wrote and/or co-edited several books with the late Wendy Bishop. Member of the PEN/American Center. Peace be with you. Blog: http: //poetsmusings-muser.blogspot.com/

Hans Ostrom's Works:

books on amazon, barnesandnoble, etc.: Clear a Place for Good: Poems 2006-2012. The Coast Starlight: Collected Poems 1976-2006 (Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing,2006): HONORING JUANITA (novel): WITHOUT ONE (novel): Metro: Journeys in Writing Creatively (New York: Longman,2001-written with Kate Haake and Wendy Bishop) Clear a Place for Good: Poems 2006-2012) : The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature (5 volumes) , ed. with J. David Macey (Westport, CT.: Greenwood,2005) : A Langston Hughes Encyclopedia (Greenwood,2002) : Subjects Apprehended: Poems (Pudding House Press, Ohio,2000) .

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And Now, Whether

Today’s whether report
calls for increasing perplexity
in the morning hours,
followed by intermittent
quandaries in the afternoon,
with wonderstorms tonight.
Tomorrow ought to be fraught
with absurdity, though there’s
a possibility of patchy meaning late.

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