Many thanks to Brooklyn Poets for featuring me as Poet of the Week for May 4th – 10th. You’ll find a detailed interview, plus an audio recording of me reading “The Black Forest,” one of the poems in Sugar Factory.
Here are a few places to listen to my recent poems via audio and video:
I’m in the process of updating this website (very DIY, I’m not paying anyone to do it) — check back soon if you’d like to see the fresh stuff on your screen. Thanks for stopping by!
I’ve got a poem in Elderly, a little magazine I love.
You can download Issue 21 here. Many thanks to editors Nicholas DeBoer and Jamie Townsend !
And the way the light is. This morning I’ve been with Joanne Kyger, and I’ve been staying here, in the second half of a poem dated December 1, 1996, from AGAIN: Poems 1989-2000.
Try to be vast now. Remember this strand
of conscious thinking vibrating like a watery
jewel on the morning’s cobweb. All show, plunk
it falls, so temporal, this attempt to cliché the moment.
As all falls silent.
Here I mention chlorine, pink ruffles, teaching, and amputation:
Last Sunday, I read with Martha Rhodes, Martha Webster, and Marguerite Maria Rivas at Cedarmere, the former home of William Cullen Bryant. The Friends of Cedarmere have restored the home, transformed the grounds, and have brought poetry back to this beautiful place! It was an honor to be part of the first season of the reading series.