Cascadia Poetics LAB


I was asked by my local spiritual community, Subud Greater Seattle, for an update on my treatment for prostate cancer. An excerpt:

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on February 17, 2020 and had highly-targeted radiation treatment in Late June and early July and I am recovering. Along the way I had the Subud community helping me test treatment options, letting me know this form of cancer is quite survivable, helping me with my attitude and I had sisters and brothers praying for me…

You can read more here: and can see, in part, how I use Facebook and POPO as ways to communicate and better understand my own life. Thanks for your good thoughts. I feel great and am just back from backpacking with Bhakti Watts in the Dosewallips River watershed in Olympic National Park: