30 Sep

pond reflections

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30 Sep

Corso in th Frame

… Just got this gift this weekend. Years ago I brought the poet Gregory Corso to my friend Patricia Kelly who was always looking for …

30 Sep

Marty Watt's Slices

… Marty Watt was the first performance poet I ever saw. And I will be forever indebted. It was in Philadelphia where I had come …

17 Sep

dumb luck

… Several years ago, I had some dumb luck; it was on a Saturday, May 12, 2012 to be exact. I went to Zinc Bar …

30 Aug

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… La Figlia Che Piange T.S. Eliot looked all over Italy for a statue of a weeping girl. He couldn’t find her, but then one …

11 Aug

Limelight Hydrangeas

… … August 10 T.S. Eliot looked all over Italy for a statue of a weeping girl. He couldn’t find her, but then one day …

10 Aug

birds singing

… … The following seventeen drawings of animals were drawn by Akram over the last three years. He draws from time to time often to …

28 Jul

Me Philly 1973 Pat Sheehy photo

… When I was in my early twenties, I took a tent and camped out for a month along Walnut Run, a swift waterfall-filled stream, …

27 Jul

If God exists

When I was a chef years ago, a Pakistani dishwasher told me I was the only nice Christian he’d ever met and when I died …

20 Jul

Judy Otra Vez

… Afternoon Wind by Charles Burchfield (1951). … … Fireflies Like smoldering tips of sticks or coals they glow in the grass. Light over all …

20 Jul

English Garden: my favorite

… Portraits from the English Garden by Akram who decided to join Tom, Martin and me for our Friday walk across Central Park. … … …

29 Jun

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… 181 As the Labradors black as night splash in the morning light and swim in the current up to their necks going for the …