14 Sep

… I visited Basil and Martha King at their home in Park Slope where they moved in the late 1960s when the house had little […]

10 Sep

… I am going to post a series of photos taken during the 1980s by my friend and fellow East Village resident, Don Trammel. This […]

7 Sep

… Walking through Tompkins Square, I see red roses in the brisk air. I’ve been thinking about the present because that is what I am […]

3 Sep

… Akira Kurosawa said that the artist never looks away, never averts her eyes, and if that is the true definition of an artist then […]

2 Sep

… Arup and I are friends on Facebook. How that happened I don’t know, but it was Kismet because the other day I saw one […]

1 Sep

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29 Aug

… I heard Christine read Thirty Pounds in Three Months in May when I went uptown to Hudson Gardens for a reading of poets who […]

26 Aug

… A few years ago when he was passing through Brooklyn, Zack Haber found a book called Winning Office Politics at a sidewalk sale somewhere, […]

13 Aug

… Like all of human kind the rocks along The narrow beach are all somewhat alike Yet each entirely different. We Pick them up, Honey […]

11 Aug

… Lydia Cortés was a Nuyorican poet before there was a word for it. She and her peers defined and were the definition. Everyone has […]

3 Aug

… I went to Bryant Park to hear some poets read one evening last week and was happily surprised by a poet I didn’t know […]

28 Jul

… On Thursday evening I decided at the last minute to go see John Ashbery at the Public Library on 5th Avenue where the lions […]