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.

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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NPM Day 28 | Jianqing Zheng | River Moon

“River Moon” by Jianqing Zheng, from Down to the Dark River (Louisiana Literature Press, 2016)

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NPM Day 27 |Mark Jackley | The Morning Sun

“The Morning Sun” by Mark Jackley, from THERE WILL BE SILENCE WHILE YOU WAIT (Plain View Press, 2009)

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NPM Day 26 | Katy Lederer | The Intellect Can Only Talk About Wisdom

” The Intellect Can Only Talk About Wisdom” by Katy Lederer, from The Heaven Sent Leaf (BOA, 2008)

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NPM Day 25 | Philip Schultz | The Stranger in Old Photos

“The Stranger in Old Photos” by Philip Schultz, from The God of Loneliness: New and Collected Poems (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)

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