Letter for Diane di Prima Park

Letter for Diane di Prima Park

30-December-2020 LaMonte Bishop City of San Francisco Parks & Recreation lamonte.bishop@sfgov.org To the Honorable LaMonte Bishop, I am writing to urge you to rename Page-Laguna Park in SF: “Diane di Prima Park.” As you know, the legendary international poet died...

Diane di Prima Solstice Poem

Thank you Leggy Bruck for this: And di Prima fans should know about this: Rename Page-Laguna Mini Park to Diane DiPrima Park Why is this important? PETITION to Rename Page-Laguna Park as “Diane di Prima Park” Diane Rose di Prima (1934-2020), America’s most influential...
My Personal Universe Deck

My Personal Universe Deck

What’s good for the goose… It was about 20 years ago (2000?) when I first learned about Michael McClure’s concept of a Personal Universe Deck and 8 years ago when I took some of my retreat time at the Morris Graves Foundation (the Lake) to create my...
12.9.2020 American Sentence

12.9.2020 American Sentence

The end of 2020 (aside from spawning millions of “good riddance” celebrations) marks the completion of twenty years of daily practice of American Sentences. These (usually) 17 syllable poems, a form created by Allen Ginsberg, have been a lifeline for me....