Indiegogo for gogoing to Poetry conference next week

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

Happy Cinco de Mayo

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

Happy Dr Who themed 31st birthday card

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

A slice of my day and a Shelley poem about joy that isn’t

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

Poems of Healing

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