Finding more poetry by Gary Hotham

When I met Don Wentworth of Modest Proposal Chapbooks and Lilliput Review at Haiku North America, it was a lucky day.

Hotham is one of my favorite poets. I always carry around his book, Breath Marks. Don was fortunate and smart to publish some of Hotham’s work. I bought it all.

How does that Stanley Kunitz poem go?

“The great clock of your life
is slowing down,
and the small clocks run wild.”

This is the focus of Hotham’s work.
From King of the River


About genemyers

Gene Myers is a New Jersey poet, music journalist and columnist who learned to walk twice. His weekly column is called The Joy of Life. He was awarded first place in Arts and Entertainment Writing by The New Jersey Press Association.
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One Response to Finding more poetry by Gary Hotham

  1. snowbirdpress says:

    Bastile day
    sun flares heading toward earth
    stay cool my love
    ~~ The haiku you shared with us from Gary’s work seems to be the haiku I’m living in today! It’s time for me to try to step outside of time!

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