Latest American Sentences

I was looking at the stats for this website yesterday and stunned to find over 5,000 hits on American Sentences, by far the most popular thing here. Thank you for your interest. I write today to share my latest harvest of these seventeen syllable poems, a form...

Hold The House Sparrow (translation)

The haibun I wrote for Maleea Acker (84. Hold The House Sparrow) has been translated into Chinese. I got this yesterday from Denis Mair: Hello Paul,     Zhang Yuan, who is studying for a PhD in translation studies in Tianjin, did a Chinese version of your haibun...

84. Hold The House Sparrow (For Maleea Acker)

During my recent stay in Victoria, I was the guest of Maleea Acker for a night. She was one of the Canadian poets who came down to read at our first Cascadia Poetry Festival and has recently published a book on Garry Oak Meadows, so knows a thing or two on the...

Poems from Planet Earth

As mentioned in my last post (Walking Victoria) in addition to some lovely photo opportunities and the best matcha ever, I attended the launch for a new anthology of poems made up of past readers at the Planet Earth poetry reading at Moka Coffee in Victoria, BC. Poems...

Final Cascadia Poetry Festival Preparation

Here are a few highlights, with links, to events of the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Please be aware that Gold Passes are now extremely limited and they may be sold out by March 24th. Guarantee a spot by registering now. The badges are VERY cool, and get you into every...