2021 Poetry Postcard Afterword

2021 Poetry Postcard Afterword

2021 Poetry Postcard Fest Afterword (as pdf) I so love the Poetry Postcard Fest. Each year the fest allows me to experience new depths in my own creativity. The poetry side of spontaneous composition has been something I have practiced for 27 or so years. (This does...
Responding to the Black Mystery School Pianists

Responding to the Black Mystery School Pianists

I saw this article linked in an article I was reading and then a friend sent it to me, so there was something synchronistic about it right off the bat. “God’s way of remaining anonymous” some wise person said about synchronicity, and it makes you think. I read it,...
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...

Notes on Being Human Is an Occult Practice

I was excited to see a chapbook with such a provocative title. Magdalena Zurawski is the author and is currently Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, where she directs the Creative Writing Program. The new chapbook was...