knew I was getting a teacher of ferocious passion and penetrating psychological insight from her poetry, which I had in read in The New Yorker, the Paris Review and in her four poetry collections.
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Dorothea Lasky has four poems which auspiciously introduce the Spring 2014 issue of The Paris Review (#208). The fourth is called simply, "Porn."
Dorothea Lasky is a force of nature. Not only has she published three full-length books and numerous chapbooks of magnificent poetry, she is also a fierce advocate for placing creativity at the core of childhood education.
I want to carve this poem into the desk of the person who wrote it, and say: "You are a weird ass hippie, Dorothea Lasky, and you will always remain a weird ass hippie to me."
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