10 Jan

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… on walking through a caterpillar plague They come down the threads they make crawl in a straight line. There is the sound, soft rainlike […]

7 Jan

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… “Here in beautiful aloneness forest” is where Bernadette lives in a house with a windowpane back porch looking out toward a stream (you must […]

31 Dec

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… December 30, 2016 I’m going to take a walk although it’s cold. Have soothed my dry itching skin with Crisco and off I go. […]

30 Dec

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… Dad gets his antibiotic at 6 a.m. and midnight; he has some sort of pneumonia; there’s been no fever and the coughing has stopped, […]

28 Dec

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… I knew Gil Ott when I lived in Philadelphia in the 1970s. He was hosting a poetry program on the radio at the University […]

26 Dec

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… My father’s high school portrait (he went off to war shortly after it was taken) and his grandparent’s wedding portrait all very dusty on […]

11 Dec

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… By way of explanation before you read: Revenge of the Rejected Ones is part of Fucking, a poem I wrote for performance in the […]

5 Dec

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… In the South Mountain along a road that goes from an ocean to a great lake not far from my parents’ home I walked […]

1 Dec

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… I moved to NYC in September of 1979 with the artist Patricia Kelly. My first job was at the Empire Diner, the evening shift […]

30 Nov

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… I asked Sarah Sarai if I could record her when she read at KGB and she said yes. I enjoy her work including the […]

13 Nov

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… I went to Hoboken two weeks ago to record Murat Nemet-Nejat reading from his new book, Animals of Dawn. It’s a great title, right? […]

2 Nov

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… On October 8, 2016 in the late afternoon Alfred Corn read some poems at a celebration for his work at Poets House. The first […]