Cascadia Poetics LAB

PAUL E NELSON

Taos April 2016

I have just returned from Taos, New Mexico, where I was invited to read at the Jazz & Poetry event produced by the Taos Bebop Jazz Society and Analog Eric and Judy Katzman. I had first gone to Taos in 2000 for the Taos Poetry Circus, produced by Peter Rabbit, Anne...

Global Warming Sentences

In my two most recent readings of American Sentences, I used as an ordering device the month of April. I went through my manuscript and copied off all of the poems written in April that were published in my 2015 book, based on 14 years (at the time) of daily practice....

South Seattle Emerald 2nd Anniversary

One of the great delights of the Internet Age is that the local newspaper, now all but gone in our society, has been reimagined as the neighborhood blog. I envisioned this 20 years ago while living in Auburn, Washington, as a portal that would include micro-local...

531. Rat Access

Another Salish Art card from the 2015 August Poetry Postcard Fest and one I’ve used before. We miss our cats, not that they would have been able to ward off attic rats. There is just something creepy about rats in the house and worse, in the attic. Like the feeling...