Articles by Clinton Collister

Clinton Collister

Clinton Collister is a teacher at Bloomfield Christian School and Rochester College. His poems have been published in Blackberry Winter, and his essays have appeared in Front Porch Republic and Solidarity Hall. He lives in Rochester with his beloved wife, Sarah.

For Bernard Iddings Bell

The birds began to circle when they heard The lawyer ask the use of learning Greek. And when Bell quoted Plato, they all jeered And longed to toss him out with the antiques. The dean in robes put up a fight to save The young from rising fads and crowd culture. The board shrugged off…

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