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
Malaysia Declares V-Necks Gay – Global – The Atlantic Wire.
“Mr. McGee, don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” –Bruce Banner/The Incredible Hulk In honor of finding my own anger and loving its incandescent rage with a ferocity I have only seen in hormone-riddled teenagers and brooding superheroes, I present this whovian mix. Fury of a time lord
for Xmas, I am integrating all my past identities instead of living in slivers and burning bridges behind me…
Santa and childhood friends all live together in a magic land called FaceBook and this is an excellent place to send them wishes and letters etc. Some elf will read that mail. I sent similar “seasonal greetings” to… … More All I want for Xmas is my two front teeth, and a ferrari, and world peace and baby tiger
Today I received and wanted to share the most beautiful letter (and news) from editor and publishing phenoms, Julie R. Enszer and Merry Gangemi, both striking poets in their own rites: Merry and I were pleased to nominate your work from Sinister Wisdom this year for a Pushcart Prize. Our nomination is in the mail. It was a pleasure to select pieces … More Nominated for the Pushcart Prize