Howard Nelson | The Sun Magazine

Howard Nelson

Howard Nelson’s latest book, That Was Really Something, includes poems about James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, and the Ronettes. He lives in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

— From March 2020


My daughter writes on her Father’s Day card, / “Thanks for baptizing me in the stream / and planting the seed of nature-love in my soul.” / Wow. I am a lucky man.

March 2020
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