4 Jun

… About a month ago Ken Angel handed me a big blue box of poems; this box, it turns out, holds many poets whose work […]

31 May

… May 29 At the gym something a little strange just happened. I was doing some bicep work and looked up to see a t-shirt […]

31 May

… A noiseless patient spider, I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launch’d […]

31 May

… For years Ken Angel Davis has been documenting poets’ work by adding some color of his own. I want to begin showcasing some of […]

14 May

… The recipe: … … I pickle jalapeños with some carrots and celery. It’s called escabeche. I boil them in vinegar and water for about […]

13 May

… There is the expression “new wine in old bottles,” the container from the past, but what you drink and enjoy very much the present, […]

12 May

… I enjoyed HEADLINE NEWS the moment I opened it, a great find—actually it was given to me so I should say a great gift—an […]

5 May

… Mid-April at KGB I heard Sarah Rose Nordgren read from her new book, Darwin’s Mother, wonderful poems of structure and sound that are not […]

1 May

… From a Caedmon recording Dylan Thomas reads Fern Hill, his poem of green and golden childhood. Enjoy. … … … …Fern Hill … … […]

30 Apr

… On Sunday, April 29, I was featured at the Zinc Bar with two other poets, Ed Friedman and Eleanor Nauen. I woke too early […]

30 Apr

… Constantly organizing and reorganizing, getting and throwing things out, deciding what is valuable and what is not, trying to get to the essential, which […]

25 Apr

… After a year long slow decline, my father died on April 10 at the age 91. At his funeral on June 3, my sister […]