4 Feb


… Last week, 77 years ago, William Butler Yeats died on January 28, 1939 at Hôtel Idéal Séjour, in Menton, France. His later years remain […]

30 Jan


… Shortly after the New Year, to get the new year going, I went over to Chelsea to video Dean Kostos in his apartment reading […]

26 Jan


… The first time I heard Yoko Ono sing I was tripping on acid. I was tripping with Gloria who had put the record on […]

25 Jan

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… I saw Dorothy Friedman at the memorial reading for Bill Kushner at the Poetry Project in October, and she told me that she too […]

21 Jan


… … 56 Love comes when least expected and love comes like the rain blowing naked over us making us all wet. Love never makes […]

19 Jan

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… I’ve been going through a lot of stuff, throwing out a lot of stuff, and came across this forgotten session, and liked it, was […]

18 Jan

Dylan Thomas

… … Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying […]

31 Dec


… Here we are at the end of December and I still want to add one more post to my blog before the year is […]

31 Dec

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… I performed a song I wrote in China in 2008 at the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day benefit 2015 with my nephew Daniel. This […]

19 Dec


… I went to Mark Statman’s home in Brooklyn. He shares it with his wife, artist Katherine Koch. They have several dogs, and the dogs, […]

8 Dec


… Patricia Spears Jones came over to my place a few weeks ago to read some poems from her new book, A Lucent Fire, new […]

27 Nov


… Took a walk in Central Park this afternoon that ended up as usual in the English Garden. All the mums had been pulled out […]