Mammal Grafting

Mammal Grafting

I am going to post this today though I am going to release it as a “page” or doc in Week Two of my current workshops series A Sequence of Energies. There is still room in this workshop, Sunday nights in April from 4-6pm PDT. https://py.pl/1xZpuK I will...
Mammal Grafting

McClure Tribute

I am delighted to be part of a Michael McClure Memorial Tribute being produced by City Lights Books on the occasion of Michael’s last book of poems Mule Kick Blues. Details: On the one-year anniversary of the passing of our dear friend, the great American poet...
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...
Zoom McClure Tribute

Zoom McClure Tribute

One of my poetry heroes died May 4. I met and interviewed Michael McClure in 1995 when he was visiting Seattle to promote the book Three Poems with the new long poem Dolphin Skull as the first of the three. A remarkable introduction by Grateful Dead lyricist (and...

August 2017 Poetry Postcard Fest Afterword

Nothing signifies the end of summer in Cascadia like rain and it is raining as I write this. This year especially. 60+ days of no measurable precipitation makes me feel a little guilty about all the rain going to Texas and Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Of...