By emilybergwall

Completely Subjective: Louise Gluck’s “Reunion”

After browsing through the 2002 volume of BAP, I came across one specific poem that stuck out to me more than others.  “Reunion,” By Louise Gluck displayed a simple message that I could relate to on multiple occasions, and expressed these ideas through writing that required thought and time to understand. While growing up, I…

The Great Poem Series: Nathan Whiting’s “In Charge”

In the 2002 volume of Best American Poetry, one of my favorite poems would definitely have to be “In Charge,” written and published by Nathan Whiting.  Whiting was born in 1946, and spent much of his life writing poetry, running in races, and dancing.  He found ways to incorporate his lessons and experiences through dance…