Author Archives: Richard Long

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.

New 2RV Hot as First Day of Fall

Read the 2RV now at 2River

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Not to Matter It Still Feels Like Summer

Here in St. Louis, the temp is shooting up to nearly 100 degrees today, yet we have faith that autumn and a new issue of 2RV will fall this Friday with the certainty of a leaf! While you wait, enjoy … Continue reading

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2RV Fall Preview

The 2River View begins its twenty-second year with new poems by Walter Bargen, Christopher Alex Chablé, Mary Crow, Morgan Eklund, Ceridwen Hall, Sarah Denise Johnson, Matt Mason, Frank Montesonti, Patricia Nelson, Phillip Sterling, Nina Sudhakar; and art by Thomas Park. While you wait for the leaves to turn and fall, enjoy … Continue reading

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Look at Who’s Appearing in the Fall 2RV

2River begins its 22 year with 639 writers submitting for Fall 2017 issue of The 2River View. Long time readers know that each issue has always been limited to 10 or 11 poets, so accepting those writers is a difficult … Continue reading

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2River’s Poems for National Poetry Month

Read 2River and Muddy Bank’s 2017 selections for National Poetry Month.

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NPM Day 30 | Ted Kooser | March 20: Vernal Equinox

“March 20: the  vernal equinox” by Ted Kooser, from Winter Morning Walks: one hundred postcards to Jim Harrison (Carnegie Mellon UP, 2000)

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NPM Day 29 | Marie Howe | Magdalene on Gethsemane

  “Magdalene on Gethsemane” by Marie Howe, from Magdalene (Norton, 2017)  

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