May 12, 2010 / Creative Writing
A poem about having hope for now, not “an appetite for this or that concocted future.”
Richard Schiffman is a writer based in New York and a former journalist for National Public Radio. He is the author of two biographies: Mother of All and Sri Ramakrishna: A Prophet For the New Age. His poems have appeared or are upcoming in Poetry East, the North American Review, Southern Poetry Review, 32 Poems, Rosebud, Valparaiso Poetry Review and many other journals. His “Spiritual Poetry Portal” can be found at http://multiplex.isdna.org/poetry.htm.