This doesn't seem like such an absurd thing to say. But somehow, in poetry, it is. There seems to be (among the poets / readers / hosts of readings that I know) a perception that to ask for a reading is somehow déclassé, a little too brash. I confess to having been guilty of it… Continue reading i would like to read to you.
I found out some startling news yesterday about someone I knew 20 years ago. It's startling enough that it has occupied my mind for 24+ hours, even taking up space in my dreams. I don't know how to talk about it. I don't think it's my right to talk about it. But mostly I don't… Continue reading is that all there is
a very, very simple Friday Goodness for you: this makes me feel like a kid again.
Last night, I made fortune tellers with Jacob. I mean, we called them cootie catchers when I was a kid, but whatevs. I forgot how much fun they are. Jacob got mad because I refused to choose "regular" colors, as he calls them: I decided to take a non-traditional approach to the fortunes, too. I… Continue reading you say to-may-to
On January 1, I posted a blog with a series of resolutions for the year. Let's see how I've done so far, shall we? 1. Jacob, Jacob, Jacob, Jacob. So far, so good, I think. I've been spending lots of time with him, and Donna and I even tried to take him ice skating on… Continue reading 1 month check up