29 Dec

… … … Repair. Prepare. Take care. Be there. … … … … … Drawings (Season’s Greetings) by Akram.

27 Dec

… Saint Jerome’s translation of the Gospel of Saint Luke, Chapter 2, verse 14, is a direct translation from the original Greek: Gloria in altissimus […]

27 Dec

… At the moment the kitchen is not well-stocked. Among many missing items, there is no flour. I wanted to roast a chicken and make […]

27 Dec

… I heard Bertha Rogers read at Zinc Bar on the 19th of November, and it was one of the best readings I’ve been to […]

26 Dec

… I found a photo of Charles Burchfield working in and experiencing the snow. No gloves, no scarf, no ear muffs; he seems oblivious to […]

29 Nov

… After my father died, I read Cold River by Joan Larkin, a book about dying, parents and friends with AIDS. I remembered looking up […]

28 Nov

… As a kid, when I read books, I skipped around a lot. I’d page through encyclopedias, fairy tales, Bible stories, and choose what caught […]

28 Nov

… I was talking to Joanne Wang the other day and mentioned how much I enjoyed seeing her show last year in October. “That was […]

25 Nov

… I heard in September that Robert Hershon and Joan Larkin were going to be reading at Haverford College in November and I immediately knew […]

23 Nov

… I got Mark Statman’s translation of Never Made In America a year ago just as my life became so full of commitments (I began […]

19 Nov

… Perhaps some of these paintings are not of the autumn, but even if the end of summer or the beginning of winter—each suggests simply […]

9 Nov

… I really wanted to record Bob Holman reading his new chapbook, The Cutouts, at the Bowery Poetry Club on October the 29th because my […]