Ekiss’s poems frequently focus on motherhood and history; in an interview for Superstition Review, she explained that she has always been interested in creators—citing Thomas Edison and Descartes as examples.
Ekiss has worked as the editorial director for Gap Inc.’s Old Navy brand. Currently, she is a freelance copywriter and is on the executive committee of Litquake, a San Francisco literary festival. She is married to the poet Keith Ekiss.
Poems By ROBIN EKISS
Articles By ROBIN EKISS
- Emily Dickinson: “I Started Early — Took my Dog —”
The poet puts her vast imagination on display at the beach.
- Emily Dickinson: “It was not death, for I stood up,”
Music and adolescent angst in the (18)80s.
- Lucille Clifton: “won't you celebrate with me”
Lucille Clifton celebrates self-discovery in “won’t you celebrate with me.”
- Of Antibiotics and iPods
On the Troubles, Irish poetry, and the details of an “old Dublin kitchen.”
- Walt Whitman: “A Passage to India”
Exploring the spiritual in the great master's ode to architecture.
- Yusef Komunyakaa: “Facing It”
What happens when metaphor meets a monument?