==by Tony Crispino
I hold back screams
Stupidified in a fog of words
“Fuck words, Fuck fears, Fuck bars”
I breathe the sound from water against a log
And spit and pump like the heart cut from a wild dog
I hate and spin with dark powered rage
As I weep in sorrow a tiny boy’s tears
© 2014 Martin H. Wilde
Robert Bly explores the virtue of exalted energy in a wide-ranging talk that touches upon William Blake, Hafez, and readings and discussion of his own poems. Recorded at the 2002 Minnesota Men’s Conference.
Robert Bly takes us along on his search for his own father, through wild, joyful, mythic and contemplative poems—discussing the grief upon his death and their relationship ever since, and the ‘young hawk’ that still lives inside himself. Recorded at the 1995 Minnesota Men’s Conference.