Blue Rivers Writers Gathering

Blue Rivers Writers Gathering

I once attend the the Blue River Writers Gathering, a biannual gathering at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest whose purpose, according to their website, is: to take counsel from each other and from the forest, to deepen our sense of community with other writers and...
Some Notes on the Minuses

Some Notes on the Minuses

I was having a discussion with an elder poet about a poetry experience that I had recently which left me feeling outside. The funny thing is that’s where I want to be. I can’t do anything but attempt to mine the depths inside me for the deepest gesture of...
Song Cousins

Song Cousins

My regular open mic (sorry Peter, but “mic” is short for microphone and “Mike” is short for Michael) EasySpeak Seattle has been on hiatus since February AND WE BOOKED SO MANY COOL FEATURED POETS and they’ve all been cancelled. Ugh. (Well,...