Did you read about them in Poets and Writers? (For the life of me I don't know why they haven't put this story on their website.) They are twin brothers, Michael and Matthew, and they grew up in the Lents neighborhood of Portland, Oregon (you really need to read the story about them in the September/October Issue of Poets & Writers--it's the issue with Billy Collins on the cover. Go out right now and buy it). Anyway, both of them have books forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press. I am SO excited about their work. Here's one by Michael called We Did Not Make Ourselves, recently in The New Yorker. I like how this poem makes me feel--light in the head and heart, but satisfied, too--like reading Neruda but more toothsome--like if Neruda had been a Beat? Anyway, I like! What do you think?
Like Anne Sexton, the business of words often keeps me awake. My favorite tulip? Queen of the Night. My books include The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception and Reckless Lovely. I also wrote a book of 366 writing prompts, one for every day of the year, with Kelli Russell Agodon: The Daily Poet, curate Beacon Bards, a 2nd Wednesday of the month poetry reading series at The Station in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood, and edit Crab Creek Review. Poems are forthcoming in Poetry, The Cincinnati Review, Orion, Southern Indiana Review, & Crab Orchard Review.