Unable to attend any protest (because of what happened yesterday), I stayed in and made flyers for them instead. Fliers? Flyers? (I can’t finish this paragraph before I go check grammar girl.) My money is on the y –just ‘cuz it looks right. One moment. Uh huh. Uh huh. Huh? Ha! I was right. Sort … More This is what I did today
SEYTON The queen, my lord, is dead. MACBETH She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty … More Life’s but a walking shadow (from Macbeth
Tonight the dealer is you. Which of these images would you prefer to see as a book cover?
If you’re a fan of lesbian writers (and I am!) it’s a party with a celebrity guest list. If you’re a writer (that too!) it’s an opportunity to network, to swap tips, conversation and spit (wait no, that’s a different party) with your sheroes. … More Lesbianic Authors in Portland OR July 9-13
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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 say “this page doesn’t exist” and yet here you are. I could wax philosophic on the contradictions (as I know I will and I know you will now too) but I should be writing something less navel-gazing. In fact, I should be writing, or already have written, the thing you came here to see. … More This page doesn’t exist
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
I think it’s safe to write that my daughter-in-law is expecting. Anyone who doesn’t already know (or whom she may not wish to know for perfectly reasonable reasons of her own) is probably not a regular reader of this blog. So I can tell you, dear readers, I feel excited about this new family member. … More More Grandbaby Stories: The Pressure of Names and Second Chances
The Inquiry by Weldon Kees Do you wear a web over your wasted worth? I wear a web You fear the keyhole’s splintered eye? I fear the eye Can you hear the worthless morning’s mirth? I hear it The broken braying from whitening skies? Yes I hear it yes To spend the end and feed the … More Other People’s Poetry: Weldon Kees (The Inquiry)