, a poet and playwright, is the author of two previous collections of poetry. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals. His poem "Rain" was recited at Symphony Hall in Boston to a score composed by a member of the Paul Winter Consort. He has edited several anthologies of poetry. Over the last 30 years, he has conducted poetry workshops and held residencies in a wide range of settings, from schools and seminaries to homeless shelters and prisons, in and around Boston. He is a former faculty member at the Massachusetts College of Art, has taught at the Harvard Divinity School, and is currently teaching at Roxbury Community College. Ted's plays for adults and young people have been performed at venues including Boston College, the Lyric Stage in Boston, and on PBS.
is a poet who believes in the sanctity of language, but not very firmly. With long connections to the New England region of the U.S., he has traveled widely for schooling, leisure, work and just plain edification. His prior books of poetry are (1986), (1996) and (2007). He has written poems in the French, Italian, Spanish, and Turkish languages. In this collection, a museum name at the bottom of the page indicates that the poem was written in front of the artwork, in imitation of Impressionist technique.
do we see them as uses such as clothes, ..
was born in Brooklyn and raised in North Carolina, Georgia, and Queens, New York. He began his working life at thirteen at a canning plant, an after-school job where he often worked well into the night. Since then he has variously been a waiter, foot messenger, factory worker, cab driver, trucker, forklift operator, retail manager, shipping clerk - and working musician. Largely self-educated, he worked as a journalist for a New York arts weekly, penning a social research column called Media Misinformation. He currently drives a bus for a retirement community. He not only summers in Maine, but falls, winters, and springs there as well, living in Westbrook, a neighbor to Moon Pie Press.