Death of an Indian (Birth of a Shaker)

Death of an Indian (Birth of a Shaker)

I was delighted to read as part of the Margin Shift series on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Earlier in the day I thought I would rehearse a long poem that is a huge part of the newly expanded edition of my book A Time Before Slaughter. The new section is Pig War: &...

Zen, BLM Shuts Down Bernie

I was at the Bernie Sanders rally yesterday (8.8.15) in downtown Seattle’s Westlake Center where he was interrupted a second time by protestors from #BlackLivesMatter. And I get why it is #BlackLivesMatter and not #AllLivesMatter. Unemployment, incarceration...

Clyfford Still Museum

As part of our marathon road trip, Mer, Ella and I stopped in Denver specifically for the purpose of visiting the Clyfford Still Museum. One of the most unique painters in USAmerican history, Still has roots in Cascadia, having graduated from Washington State College...

More 2012 American Sentences

OK, more harvesting done today and some news. Pablo Baler in his fascinating project The Next Thing: art in the 21st Century has a great end note to the word Greguería. It reads: 1. Greguería is defined by its most notorious practitioner Ramón Gómez de la Serna as...