Saturday, my Mom and I went to Athens, and looking at the upcoming events at Ciné I saw that the next night (last night) there would be a poetry reading with Coleman Barks, Ida Steward, and A.E. Stallings. I’ve been a Coleman Barks fan for many years, and recently I was awed by Stalling’s poems in Poetry magazine. So we went. The event met all expectations.
Barks read this poem the following poem.