Author Archives: Roy White

Three Poems by Me

Three of my poems have appeared this month. Enjoy! “The Other Eye Goes” in Rogue Agent: http://www.rogueagentjournal.com/rwhite   “Make Your Own Fun” in Stirring: https://www.stirringlit.com/194-make-your-own-fun-by-roy-white   “Invasive” in Strange Poetry: https://strange-poetry.com/2017/10/10/roy-white-invasive/   Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Socratic Method

Socrates Philosophy, somehow, is not my cup of tea. I’m OK reading about it, and can even get into accounts of zany theological slugfests or mind-bending paradoxes. But none of my favorite writers are what you’d call philosophers, with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mrs. Prufrock?

So, a woman in my poetry class wrote a poem in the voice of “Mrs. Prufrock,” giving her husband what for in no uncertain terms. Mr. P is, in her view, an arrogant bossy prick, expressing disgust at her arm-hair … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Four of my poems in FRiGG

Four of my poems (“Sublunary,” “Hello Kid Me,” “Post-Punk,” and “Our Vegetable Love”) are in the new issue of FRiGG: http://friggmagazine.com/issuefortynine/splashpages/RoyWhite.htm Enjoy!  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Defining Genre of OUr Culture: The Cat Video or…

  One of the characteristic genres of our culture is the roadkill poem. The Old English elegists had life as a journey through bitter winter weather, the Minnesinger had their seductive nightingales and the trovatori their unwelcome dawn, and we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Poem “Under Heaven”

My poem “Under Heaven” is in the current issue of Verse-Virtual: http://www.verse-virtual.com/roy-white-2017-june.html  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Poem, “The Pleasure Principle”

My poem “The Pleasure Principle” is now up on Strange Poetry: Roy White /The Pleasure Principle/ Enjoy in moderation.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment