in their labs,
in the fields, at their lectures striving
to pass it on, move
word, passionate labor's
good on you!
singer-hero Tom Waits rasps it:
Barry Spacks has published several novels and stories, three
poetry CDs, and ten poetry collections while teaching literature and
writing for years at M.I.T. & U.C. SantaBarbara. His most recent book of poems, Food for the
Journey, appeared from
Cherry Grove in August 2008.