Another Poetry First: “Remembering Etaples”

My first ekphrastic poem, "Remembering Etaples," appears in the December 21st edition of  The Ekphrastic Review: (The easiest way to get to my poem is to type "gauffreau" in the search box.) What is an ekphrastic poem, you say? According to the Poetry Foundation: An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene … Continue reading Another Poetry First: “Remembering Etaples”

Happy New Year!

The following little poem is such an odd juxtaposition of subject matter and rhyme scheme, I don't know quite what to make of it. If the poet is trying to express the human experience we all share as we look ahead to the new year--despite the number of times it's been expressed before--the rhyme scheme … Continue reading Happy New Year!