Stay Amazed

Posted October 3, 2014 in Recent Publication

In 2013, one year after the death of her husband, poet Morton Felix, acclaimed ceramic artist Susan Felix, Berkeley’s Arts Ambassador, asked friends in her far-flung art and literary circles to ...

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A Polka Dot Red With the Smell of Snuff

Posted September 1, 2014 in Recent Publication

  My poem was recently published in the on-line journal Digital Paper, Issue Nineteen, Summer 2014. http://digitalpaper.wordpress.com/   A Polkadot Red With The Smell Of Snuff   I said ...

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Mystic Boxing Santa Cruz Reading

Posted September 1, 2014 in Upcoming Events

Claire Ortalda, Tony C. Rodriguez, Kirk Lumpkin, other poets and I will be reading at Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street, downtown Santa Cruz, Friday, September 5th, 2014, beginning at 5 p.m. It shou...

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Give America A Break

Posted August 10, 2014 in Writer Friends

Give America a Break: A Tribute to Jack Micheline is a CD featuring writers and Micheline himself reading poems by the renegade poet who was my friend for many years.  There are also interviews about...

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The Sparrow and The Nest

Posted August 1, 2014 in Recent Publication

The following poem was published in the PoetryMagazine.com on-line anthology, Summer, 2014, edited by Mary Barnet and Andrena Zawinski.   The Sparrow And The Nest   The Spring of ’62 my so...

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Reading at Green Apple

Posted July 18, 2014 in Upcoming Events

Long-time friend Gerry Haslam and I read at Green Apple Bookstore in San Francisco on Tuesday evening in honor of Marek Breiger’s great new book, The City and the Fields: Multicultural Themes in...

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Writing From Feeling

Posted April 29, 2014 in Lectures on Craft

This is my input as part of an international blog tour.  Each writer is asked the same four questions. 1)      What am I working on? I’m working on My Last Will and Testament, which is recolle...

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Brandishing the PEN Reading

Posted April 8, 2014 in Upcoming Events

Brandishing the PEN PEN Oakland at Bird & Beckett Books Sunday, April 13th, 2pm 653 Chenery Street, in San Francisco Free A reading by six PEN Oakland writers– the “working class”...

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