Category: Poetry

September 10, 2016 /
January 10, 2015 /
August 22, 2014 /

Poet, Michelle Bitting, remembers her Great Grandmother, character actress of the Golden Era in: NOTES TO THE BELOVED (available on Beryl Mercer, Actress (b.1882—d.1939) Time was you could stroll down Hollywood Boulevard and catch Great Grandma’s name flaming every cherry marquee. In All Quiet on the Western Front, Cagney’s…

July 4, 2014 /

Good Night by Carl Sandburg (from Smoke and Steel, 1920) Many ways to say good night. Fireworks at a pier on the Fourth of July spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. They fizz in the air, touch the water and quit. Rockets make a trajectory of gold-and-blue and…

April 16, 2014 /
February 15, 2014 /

You will find poetry here, and thoughtful conversation. Click on the candy-colored text: SINGING IN THE RAIN? | The Old Marlovian. *** An aside: I visited this set. A recreation of Kyoto for Memoirs of a Geisha nestled in the Agoura Hills with the blazing California light filtered through giant…

January 7, 2014 /