August Poetry Postcard Fest 2016 Afterword

Such a bittersweet feeling to drop off my last three poetry postcards at the post office. Even though there is a mailbox downstairs here at the swinging Angeline and a mailbox on the corner of Edmunds and R.A.S. basically across the street, I mailed almost all of my...

Chani Nicholas, Latihan and Postcards

I love it when different parts of my life intersect, reinforce, inform one another, validate, how ever you want to put it. It took an Einstein, I am told, to say: “Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” I have been tracking the astrology...
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Interview

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Interview

On August 6, 2016, I was honored to have a rare opportunity to interview Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, one of the most brilliant painters in Cascadia. His work is also the subject of Unceded Territories, a huge exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of...

Annual Bradner Gardens Reading

I get to read Saturday with the Jim O’Halloran Quintet at Bradner Gardens, which is always a gas. The band is amazing and Jim always takes time to work out an intelligent plan to accompany my work. Bradner Gardens is one of the jewels of Seattle’s P-Patch...

Primal Fear

It was coming out of the canoe and walking up the path at the North Leschi Marina with my daughter Rebecca, as my partner Bhakti rowed on in her canoe on Lake Washington that it hit me. The background is that I have a primal fear of being underwater. My daughter too,...