Colleen McElroy Interview

Colleen McElroy Interview

When I attended Colleen McElroy’s reading at the Columbia City Gallery on April 8th, I was stunned by the precise imagery (delivered 75 years after the events chronicled), the depth of disclosure and the complete lack of sentimentality. I’ve said before...

533. Wait for Latté

One of the cards I brought back from my 2014’s trip to Wisconsin that was part of my work in the 2015 August Poetry Postcard Fest. This one with allusions to soul-building with a nod to an old poem from my Auburn days.

55. Prince (R.I.P.)

55. Prince I always thought it was “cuss, fight & bleed” as the reasons one Prince Rogers Nelson cited as warnings for parents hoping to raise healthy children but “breed.” How a Nelson could do this. Driving a white ’77 Toyota Celica listen to “XRT & this...

Postcards for Garcia

A follow up to the post about my recent trip to Taos, New Mexico. Amalio Madueño is community development specialist and brilliant poet of Yaqui and Tarahumara heritage. I am indebted to Amalio for the thousands of dollars of assistance he’s given to SPLAB and...

532. Old as the Devil

ANOTHER devil reference in this latest of the 2015 August Poetry Postcard Fest and an image of one to boot. I love how the neighbors across the street use a pole with netting at the end to harvest plums. See all poems I wrote in Summer 2015...