This Friday there will be a poetry reading in Phinney Ridge at the gallery known as Le Merde.
Approximately one year ago, I started publishing Cambodia Bladed on Queen Mob’s Tea House. The serial work of prose poems and black and white photography remains, even today, one of my favorite works.
I am very excited to be involved with this upcoming poetry event that is themed around and in respect for homeless veterans.
The following poems I wrote for my two close South Seattle friends, who both share the same birth year.
The following is a poem I have written in preparation for and in spirit of the Summer Solstice.
For Tanya Holtland, Emiliana Chavez, and Barnabus Gillmon
I have taken tweets from the last couple of weeks and put them into a collection, which I am calling a chapbook.
Smoldering Potato. Originally written in Kirkland, Washington. Originally performed in Redmond, Washington. Dedicated after the fact to Raanan David.
Today is the day I release a new chapbook of poetry.
Ogopogo is a cross-disciplinary performance series.
The following texts were created for four readings in Olympia, Portland, and Oakland. Each long piece was written in single sittings, semi-spontaneously, at a computer in a library in Kirkland, Washington. The pieces were only slightly edited after the fact, with the main intention behind them being a Spicer-esque channeling of energy, spirit, and emotion.
After some time of debating whether or not I wanted this publication to be print-only, I’ve decided to release an e-version of it. Because why? Because it’s the 21st century, and this publication and collection is as much about the digital developments of place as it is about the physical.
My stepfather, a figure who has been in my life for many years, passed away several nights ago.
A newish chapbook from me to you: The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems Late last year I released my latest chapbook of poetry, entitled The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems. The book includes a bunch of poetry I wrote during a gig working at a local chocolate company in Seattle. You can read the… Continue reading E-Chapbook: The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems