Cascadia IV (I Did Not Build That)

I’m thinking of the controversy from an event during the 2012 U.S. Presidential campaign. It’s the You Didn’t Build That notion and was the response by less conscious people about the nature of how things get done, even in (especially in) a country...

Denise Levertov Plaque

I’ve never attempted anything like this before, but have had some potential poetry plaques that were discussed, but plans fell through. This one is going to happen. I am working with Jayne DeHaan of the Rainier Valley Rotary and Sam Hamill to honor one of the...

Demise of Mental-Rational Ontology

It never ceases to amaze to me to see how connections in this world are made, how, in the words of Michael McClure: “We swirl out what we are and watch what returns.” Case in point, a lodger coming to the Subud House in October for a conference. (I am...

2016 Postcards I Got (Video)

There’s not much more I can say about the 2016 August Poetry Postcard Fest that I did not say in the first of two videos that I created today (Sept 7, 2016): And to pick out highlights is so difficult, but you may be seeing some of the best of the 53 cards...