Category: pseudonyms

  • Warning to Other Writers About Using Blogger

    Some of you may know that I have another poetry blog that is not kept under a pseudonym. There are several reasons I use Bud Bloom. Here are four. 1. A pseudonym is psychologically liberating. Each time I write as Bud Bloom, I re-enter the world with no other role other than to tackle the […]

  • Wrestling With Poetry in November

      by Homer (ca. 8th century BCE)   translated by Alexander Pope (1688-1744)   The Iliad   Book 23: Funeral Games in Honour of Patroclus [wherein Achilles bestows on Nestor the unawarded fifth prize, the two-handled urn]               Achilles this to reverend Nestor bears.           […]