Category Archives: Publication News

The Day I Met Leroy Jenkins

I am gratified to Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V for welcoming three of my noisier more biting poems. Is It Too Soon? is most recent, written shortly after and in response to our infamous November 8th election. I … Continue reading

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Poetry and Communication

From a time in my late teens when I couldn’t yet write poetry I’ve salvaged this fragment: Fathers: perennial movement tumescent adolescence caught by webs of clotheslines on a ladder of muscle and bone into the womb. Mothers: perfumed shadows … Continue reading

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Poetry and Music

The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music brings together 88 poems by 88 poets. The collection starts with a bang, as Michael T. Coolen tells us the cosmic background radiation that was created resonates throughout the universe it is a D … Continue reading

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Pop Interlude and Thanks

  A nonce poem I’ve written, Song of the Lost Sparrow, has been included in the Music Issue of Lyre Lyre. Although it falls far short of it, a Gorillaz kind of sound, particularly the beautiful melancholy sweetness of Damon … Continue reading

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A Place Called Gooseberry Inn

The gracious and cool Kyle Harvey of Fruita Pulp has provided an exhibition space for four of my poems: Chagall Sketches, Gooseberry Inn, Working in the Gap, and Beckett in Roussillon. All four are very personal in very different ways. … Continue reading

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Ekphrastic Poetry

Many thanks to Painters & Poets for publishing three of my ekphrastic poems. My daily poems for the past several days have been skinny stanzas of thirteen lines each that meditate on different aspects of Constantin Brancusi’s Endless Column. Theoretically the poem, like … Continue reading

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Albert Ayler in a Spray of Sunflowers

I’m happy to announce that my poem inspired by the life and work of Albert Ayler and his brother Donald has been published in Jerry Jazz Musician. My deep-felt thanks go to Joe Maita for giving this poem a home.

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