soul patch

when the sun blazes/or rain pours/you are the safe place/I come home to

Suffolk County Poetry Review launch reading 5/9/15

The Wilders will join with other Suffolk poets for the Suffolk County Poetry Review reading and launch event on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Dowling College

Today, Sunday, April 5th, 2009…Spring has come to Long Island

A poem about Spring on Long Island

Poem for Muntadhar Al-Zeidi, the eloquent shoe-tosser

I found this poem in a chapbook, on a table at the Poetry Project New Year’s Marathon Reading. I was startled with the resonance an old poem had with a new situation. And, I purchased the book. I thought it was a beautiful tribute and reflection on that moment when Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Al-Zeidi met […]

Poem for Marcelo Lucero, by George Wallace

IF I HAD TWO BOOTS

Coming Together: A poem for Marcelo Lucero

Information on the rally and vigil on Saturday, Nov 22nd in Hempstead: here. Coming Together Under a moon just past full, Flashlight, lantern, candle in hand, Into the Autumn night They streamed, From places near and far To stand – With neighbor, with stranger With child on the shoulder, And Grandmothers with canes, Tired workers, […]