What Makes a Poem “Good?” by Karla Huston

Karla Huston is the new Wisconsin poet laureate for 2017 – 2018. She is vice president of The Mill board and a Mill teacher with a class, Wearing The Mask, starting March 1.     If you have to ask, suggests Rainer Maria Rilke in his “Letters to a Young Poet,” if you have to ask, […]

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Love Words by Steve Polansky

I don’t read blogs, though, given that I have no real idea of what a blog is, I may well have read one or two without knowing. Better then, I think, that I post from time to time on The Mill website a few lines – no more than a paragraph, say  – about writing, written […]

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