Monthly Archives: March 2014

Zappa, Dead at 17

Zappa came into my life in the middle of 1997 and we estimated his birthday at April 1, 1997. He was a remarkable cat. He had to have been to live with me for almost 17 years. My oldest daughter … Continue reading

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Warning: CA Conrad Trigger Warnings

I read with some amusement poet CA Conrad’s Facebook status complaining about a request that he offer “Trigger Warnings” before he gives a poetry reading. The update: Of course smart ass that I am, I left the comment: Trigger is … Continue reading

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Notes On Gone South

I was given a charge by Michael McClure when I started my graduate work as an independent study student in 2004. He said to not limit my search to the U.S. Taking his advice turned me on to poets like … Continue reading

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