Posts Tagged: Randall Mann

Notable Los Angeles: 7/3–7/9

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Wednesday 7/5: Literary Pachanga presents Jesus Tevino, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, and Christine Granados. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Thursday 7/6: William Daniels discusses and signs There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and Many Others. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable San Francisco: 6/14–6/20

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Wednesday 6/14: Alex Dimitrov (Together and By Ourselves, Copper Canyon Press) and Randall Mann (Proprietary: Poems, Persea Press). Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore. Christopher Bernard presents his new book Chien Lunatique, along with poets Keith Ekiss and Clara Hsu. Free, 7:30 p.m., Booksmith. 

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Randall Mann: A Poem I Love

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The last poem I loved is John Casteen’s fifteen-line poem “Regret,” from his first collection, Free Union.  Here’s the first stanza: This life, it is like conducting the symphony of a warring country; the cellist has been shot through the wrist it’s all in, the horn player has buried his child and sworn off music. […]

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