Robert Rothman

Robert Rothman

Robert Rothman lives in Northern California, near extensive trails and open space, with the Pacific Ocean over the hill. His work has appeared in the Atlanta Review, The Alembic, Existere, The Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Westview, Willow Review, and over fifty other literary journals. https://robertrothman.wordpress.com/

Robert Rothman

a poem is like a mud season

Aurora Nowak interviews
Robert Rothman

 

Our poetry coeditor Aurora Nowak recently had this exchange with Robert Rothman, featured poet for Issue #36. Here’s what he had to say about the eternal life of poetry, his love and passion for the process of writing it, and the inspiration behind some of his poems featured in Mud Season Review…Read more

"Paint # 60" by James W Johnson, acrylic/ink on wood, 7x9, 2014

POETRY ISSUE #36

FORDING A RIVER ON HORSEBACK AFTER HEAVY SNOW-MELT

By Robert Rothman
 
 

You have to knee her forward, down the sand

embankment, shoes clattering like silver dollars

on the river rock, encouraging words mixed with

spurs, into the freezing wash, the surge…
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