Hillman City Haibun (Tobacco & Other Vegetables)

Maybe it’s my Virgo nature that allows me to enjoy vicariously the lives of people whose work I admire but whose lifestyles have aspects I would not care to replicate. I would not say the phrase “Health Nut” is accurate, given my penchant for chorizo...

Jeremy Pataky at U Books

It takes a special (or odd) person to live in Alaska, especially by choice and not by birth. The long winter nights would be one reason. I can imagine how all that darkness would be hard to take. Hell, it’s bad enough in Seattle. But then add hallucinations and...

ATJ 57-60 Language & Lilacs

It is logical that it would be a matter of time before Ella would adopt some of my better habits. All too often we’re reminded of the bad ones our children take from us. You can decide whether the practice of filching neighbor lilacs for a few days of aromatic...

Make It True (Poetry From Cascadia)

It is still kind of hard to believe that the second of the Cascadia poetry projects I envisioned a couple of years ago is just about to manifest. Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia will be released on May 1, 2015, at the 3rd Cascadia Poetry Festival. Published by...