Poets and Poems: Scott Cairns’s “Idiot Psalms” demonstrates his skill as one of the most accomplished poets writing about the human heart today.
National Poetry Month: Scott Cairns
Scott Cairns, professor of English and Director of Creativity Writing at the University of Missouri-Columbia, is the author of six collections of poetry, the memoir Short Trip to the Edge, the non-fiction work The End of Suffering, and numerous articles, essays and even a libretto for an oratorio. I had the distinct pleasure of taking […]
Poet Scott Cairns’ “Short Trip to the Edge”
Poet Scott Cairns writes about four pilgrimages he makes to spiritual centers of the Eastern Orthodox Church – three in Greece, one to a center in Arizona.