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I’ve been delighted to be involved in so many indie projects, reading series, small presses and writing conferences. Sadly the reality is that many of them cannot afford to pay writers or presenters or staff. … More Indiegogo for gogoing to Poetry conference next week
I wrote and performed the following poems March 13th, 2014 at the Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic @ Cover to Cover Books , Vancouver WA. I’ve had the pleasure of being a featured reader at past events and am included in the first athology of Ghost Town Poems. Special thanks to Vancouver Poet Laureate, Christopher Luna … More two poems for my infant grandson
Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). It is celebrated in the United States and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla) A relatively … More Happy Cinco de Mayo
Found the most lovely snips of “Rove Live”. It’s silly how much this delights me.
For my lover, S, on the occasion of her 31st birthday: two videos of declarations of interspecies lesbian love and three gems of fan fiction in the Jenny loves Vastra vein. Dr Who fan fiction Jenny and Madame Vastra. It’s Christmas. What does a maid get the Lizard Mistress who has everything? http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8822421/1/We-re-Going-to-Need-the-Swords Lizard woman … More Happy Dr Who themed 31st birthday card
I forced myself out of the house. I went to the first Friday Art Walk to one building (the Ford Building/Division and 11th) in one block of the city which is teeming with art and poetry. I sculpted a mask-trio wall-hanging. The smell of the wet clay in my hands was so amazing, I didn’t … More A slice of my day and a Shelley poem about joy that isn’t
Today needed a little music and this song has been fueling the fire for me for 20+ years. I actually sang this to my son as a lullaby and he sings it to my granddaughter. Here are the lyrics with links/footnotes: Margaret Thatcher on TV shocked by the deaths that took place in Beijing. It … More Black Boys on Mopeds: Politics and Parenting
In light of recent events, this page will be static and will connect to poetry, online altars, useful and/or healing connections or dialogues. Recent events: The tragic shootings at the Mall in Clackamas, Oregon (2 shoppers dead and some injured) and at Sandy Hook Elementary School (20 students and 6 faculty). Not included in those … More Poems of Healing