Eric Rensberger lives, works and writes locally (Bloomington). He says, “Both in reading and in writing poetry, I feel I am part of a vast conspiracy of archivists to correct the inventory of time.”
Eric Rensberger says, “I find my poems in my body, in the newspaper, and in the night. I have to take great care in extracting them.” He reads his poems “Useful,” Trillion,” “2/26/09,” “Moonlight,” and “What We Found” on this edition of The Poets Weave.
Sarah Ruhlen reads an untitled selection and “Can’t Get Me,” and “Trains” on this edition of The Poets Weave, hosted by Christopher Citro.
Bloomington poet, Mary Ramsay will be turning 50 this year (2009), but her 9-year-old granddaughter says that she’s still not old.
Tony Brewer reads his poems “Trees are Poems to a Typewriter in the Woods” and “Technology Abides” on this edition of The Poets Weave.
Mary Ramsay moved to the Bloomington area in 1984 and lives in a 110-year-old house with her husband and dachshund. She reads her poems “This Year,” “Snowfall,” and “Escaping the Office” on this edition of The Poets Weave.
Author and poet Elsa Marston reads an extended excerpt of the story “Scenes in a Roman Theatre” from her latest book Santa Claus in Baghdad – And Other Stories about Teens in the Arab World (Indiana University Press, 2008).
The Poets Weave host Jenny Kander shares some poems from her Ditsy Dee series.
Bloomington resident and poet Jack King reads a selection of his work.