blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Red Guitar
With this issue, Blackbird introduces a new column by poet, critic, and frequent Blackbird contributor Ron Smith. In “Red Guitar,” Smith, author of the collections Running Again in Hollywood Cemetery (University Presses of Florida, 1988) and Moon Road (forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press), will have as his aim “to present poetry, to examine it but mainly to celebrate it.”  

Find below Smith's introductory remarks on launching Red Guitar and his inaugural commentary, Beyond Irony.  

Introduction to Red Guitar  |  Red Guitar No. 1, Beyond Irony

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