Bowering/Stanley on Cascadia

I was pleasantly surprised to be tagged on Facebook in a post that promoted a podcast by New Star Books of Vancouver. The podcast featured two elders of the Cascadia poetry community, Vancouver poets George Stanley and George Bowering. They talked about anthologies...

508. Crater Glacier (Power Animal)

The largest category of (August Poetry Postcard Fest) cards I send out, in terms of the image, feature Coastal Salish art. I think this is one of the world’s most potent artistic traditions, on a par with any movement at any time in history, and in this case there is...

After The Japanese (End)

I had no idea when I started this series that it would end with me writing poems about my Father’s death on Mother’s Day 2014. And so it goes. I am grateful to have a process that allows me to, yes, process events like this one. I am grateful for the...

After the Japanese 95-98

Near the very end of this series of 100 poems my Father died. (May 11, 2014) I’d not experienced much death in my life to that point and Dad died in his bed and not in some hospital, which made me appreciate death as a creative act. How one does it, that is. I...