22 Sep

… … I caught Kaveh Akbar reading in Bryant Park last summer at an event for Sibling Rivalry Press and was enjoying the reading so […]

16 Sep

… Patricia Kelly and I moved from Philadelphia to Manhattan in August 1979. We stayed with our friend Marcia in a huge space she shared […]

16 Sep

… Once I was very sick with pneumonia, had the temperature of 105 for several days, and my brain was as burnt as eggs fried […]

14 Sep

… I visited Basil and Martha King at their home in Park Slope where they moved in the late 1960s when the house had little […]

10 Sep

… I am going to post a series of photos taken during the 1980s by my friend and fellow East Village resident, Don Trammel. This […]

7 Sep

… Walking through Tompkins Square, I see red roses in the brisk air. I’ve been thinking about the present because that is what I am […]

3 Sep

… Akira Kurosawa said that the artist never looks away, never averts her eyes, and if that is the true definition of an artist then […]

2 Sep

… Arup and I are friends on Facebook. How that happened I don’t know, but it was Kismet because the other day I saw one […]

1 Sep

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29 Aug

… I heard Christine read Thirty Pounds in Three Months in May when I went uptown to Hudson Gardens for a reading of poets who […]

26 Aug

… A few years ago when he was passing through Brooklyn, Zack Haber found a book called Winning Office Politics at a sidewalk sale somewhere, […]

13 Aug

… Like all of human kind the rocks along The narrow beach are all somewhat alike Yet each entirely different. We Pick them up, Honey […]