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- Septuagenarian Gary Blankenburg is a retired English teacher whose doctoral dissertation treated the confessional poets: Berryman, Lowell, Snodgrass, Plath, and Sexton. Blankenburg is the author of eight books of poetry and fiction. His most recent book, “Above All Things,” was published in 2015 by Brick House Books, and he was, subsequently, nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Gary was a founding editor of “The Maryland Poetry Review” and Electric Press. In addition, he was, for a number of years, the editor of the poetry column “Stanza,” a weekly feature of the Towson, Catonsville, Owings Mills, and Arbutus “Times” newspapers. Nowadays he reads Victorian novels and paints while gathering himself up for eternity and a meeting with The Great Perhaps.
Posts by Gary Blankenburg:
For Larry Yeatman I was walking Larry out my back door to his old Buick and there— in....