22 Jul

front cover

… Snoring in New York was published by Angel Hair in 1974 with a beautiful photo by Rudy Burckhardt on both the front and back […]

19 Jul


… Mariposa de luz, la belleza se va cuando yo llego a su rosa. Corro, ciego, tras ella… la medio cojo aquí y allá… ¡Sólo […]

18 Jul


… I went over to Tom’s apartment on East 11th Street a few weeks ago— it’s just around the corner from where I am—and he […]

15 Jul

Eel on Reef

… Uche Nduka, a native Nigerian and now a native New Yorker, was kind enough to come over to my place a few weeks ago […]

13 Jul

janis joplin nude

… V for Janis I’ve smoked a thousand cigarettes and watched you sleep. Your Raphael angel curls Your bee stung lips Dare I touch you […]

1 Jul


30 Jun

Flatiron Building, Summer, 1948.

… Some photos are really magic capturing the exact moment. Many photos by Rudy Burckhardt are that kind of magic even when it’s a building […]

23 Jun

Front Cover Alex Katz

… Going through boxes and uncovering stuff. Here is Rocky Ledge #5 edited by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman in Boulder, Colorado summer of 1980. […]

22 Jun

front Hard Press

… Rochelle Kraut designed these postcards with the poems of poets roaming the East Village in the early 80s. There were plenty of them. Shelley […]

9 Jun


… It is Time that, after all, doesn’t like a wall. As we all know those that are built to keep people out don’t work […]

8 Jun

What all the songs add up to

… I saw that Greg Masters was going to be having a book party for his new book, What All the Songs Add Up To, […]

7 Jun


… Last week on a sunny afternoon Paolo Javier came over to my place after work—he teaches English at a public high school—because I’d asked […]