Feast on TISH & Cascadia

There is a great review of two door-stopping books of poetry in the new BC Booklook. The subjects are Daphne Marlatt and  Fred Wah, two members of the legendary TISH group in Vancouver, BC, in the early 60s. Nicholas Bradley is the reviewer and is very capable of...

Socialize Facebook

As I write this, the founder of Facebook is apologizing to the U.S. Congress for the data breach that is being referred to as the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Not only has the confidential personal information of 87 million people been compromised, but the “free...

Reactions to a Fractured Nation

I am delighted to be performing with Jim O’Halloran, master flute player, composer and band leader, as part of the Columbia City Gallery’s upcoming exhibit Reactions to a Fractured Nation. It is clear the United States have not been united for a while....

Resist Much/Obey Little

I am thinking of it as the most important anthology of political poetry since Sam Hamill’s “Poets Against The War.” “Resist Much Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance” is a 738 page virtual molotov cocktail aimed at El Caudillo...