Monday, October 20, 2014


  I happened to visit a storefront a couple weeks back that's nestled in the eastern foothills of the Sierras along I80, a few miles we......
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Thursday, October 2, 2014


  I had a sense of my calling by the time I was 12, but it wasn’t until the middle of 2001, 18 years later before I knew for sure. The call......
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014


  My hope was that I was going to be able to use this sonnet form to write a pen portrait of a man, possibly homeless, who during the winte......
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Monday, September 8, 2014


  If you take the lips—curved to a smile—as the bow, the cooing voice as the string, and eye contact as the arrows, then you may have Cupid......

Sunday, August 31, 2014


  He has a floor mat with a domed shape tripod frame that sets over it. Toy animals hang from the frame just low enough for him to whack at......

Friday, August 1, 2014


  Birth. Death. Impermanence. Samsara. This is my 6th synthetic ode. Samsara i Roiling coiling boiling              beyond memory d......

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


  We knew the name within an hour of finding out she was pregnant. We batted around a couple of ideas, and when "Malaya" jumped o......

Wednesday, May 28, 2014


  This is in some ways inspired by my reading the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Not the content aspect of it so much as the storytelli......

Monday, March 31, 2014


  I now have a book out, an inkling hope , available in paperback and Kindle format. Drawing from poems written between mid 2001 and mid 2......
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Sunday, March 16, 2014


  She placed my hand here and there against her rounding belly, like a stethoscope feeling for sound. Then she exclaimed, "There! Ther......

Wednesday, February 5, 2014


  I think it’s always been in my nature to fill in the blanks when I take notice of an unusual situation or activity. I’ll create all manne......