NPM Day 24 | Robert Bly | People Like Us

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“People Like Us” by Robert Bly, from Stealing Sugar from the Castle (Norton 2013)

About Richard Long

I'm a Professor of English at Saint Louis Community College--Meramec, where I teach composition, creative writing, environmental literature, and poetry. I also edit 2River, home of the 2River View, the 2River Chapbook Series, and Muddy Bank. You can also follow me on my bicycle as I tour the country, self supported, at richardtreks.blogspot.com.
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One Response to NPM Day 24 | Robert Bly | People Like Us

  1. Bevis Schock says:

    The poem has nice movement, from extreme sadness, maybe over the top sadness, as the world “cleanses itself”, eugenics anyone? But then its optimism comes around. I confesss I don’t understand how “in death you’re safe”.

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