June 5, 2019

“Song of Myself,” the Beer

By Derek Mong

“Sobriety,” Walt Whitman wrote in 1842, is “that virtue which every mother and father prays nightly” will reside “in the character of their sons.” Tell that to Bell’s Brewery, which […]

December 22, 2015

Children’s Poetry: Four Short Takes

By Derek Mong

With just a few days until America’s bookstores close their doors and count their pennies, I thought it best to condense my final recommendations for children’s poetry. Here are four […]