Dr. Weeks’ Comment:   Robinson Jeffers wrote some of the best insightful poetry of the 20th century from his perch above the Pacific. The Purse Seine  (1937) and Shine Perishing Republic (1963) and The Answer (1963)    offer piercing insight…

Buddhamentia   These past years I have increasingly paused, perplexed and unable to recall my age. Was I  55 or 56 already?   Doing the math of 1957 from 2013 proved another frustration and so I shrugged and turned my…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Buddhamentia is a poem I wrote a few years ago to express the tension between choosing to “live in the moment”, a goal many hectic type A’s aspire to  and having to choice but living in the…