25 May

grass chinese art

… “You are the flower and I am the grass,” the young man says to the young woman. “I am the flower and you are …

24 May

Lotus

… There are rice paddies and the lotus pools the farmer in the field, his little dog gone jumping through the stalks, the plodding ox …

21 May

spider water spider

… The night comes with a chill not on but in my skin—A spider web at the end of summer stretches in the wind. Decayed …

18 May

person Buddha copy

… “How old is your son?” “He is 9 o’clock,” my student says and the class laughs as well it should. My student laughs and …

16 May

MouthSewnShut

… A MOUTH SEWN SHUT CAN STILL MAKE A SOUND a mouth sewn shut can still make a sound … … … IN THE CIRCLE …

11 May

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… … I heard Jon Curley give a rapidly clear reading from his new book, Hybrid Moments, at the Bryant Park Reading Series one Tuesday …

10 May

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… … … My Mother’s Sauerkraut Recipe: … All you need to make sauerkraut is a cabbage, some sea salt, a canning jar and boiling …

9 May

mom & day and day lilies

… My only brother with his bulldozer pushed the brush away from the day lilies uprooting thorns and sumac completely around the bed revealing for …

7 May

Gradually the World

… On April 21, at the Kinokuniya Bookstore, Burt Kimmelman read from his new book, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982 – 2013. …

3 May

Diving

… I’m ready sitting on the dock looking at all the work before me. Today’s sun breaks from the tree tops and the sparrows come …

3 May

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… With the eye doctor yesterday, during the exam, I discussed diabetes, which I don’t have although it runs in my family, and as everybody …

1 May

two circles

… It’s in the doing that you get the strength to continue what you do and succeed at last. Experience is what you need and …