A poem a day in April from Rutgers English PhD students and friends.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Breaking News

           NBC 6:00pm

Deadly Explosions
in Boston.

"More than 100 being treated.
“NBC News Counterterrorism Analyst
on the phone.
“President to address Boston Explosions
at 6:01 EST.
“Not just playing
Consoler in Chief.
“Mobilizing the appropriate
“Subsequent threats of explosion
in the library
are being knocked down.
"Two confirmed dead.
“On days like this
There are no republicans
or democrats.
“More on the Twin Bombings
when we get back.

The difference between journalism and poetry
is lineation,
Jonathan Culler wrote
in 1975.

After all this
how can I finish the line

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