After The Japanese (End)

I had no idea when I started this series that it would end with me writing poems about my Father’s death on Mother’s Day 2014. And so it goes. I am grateful to have a process that allows me to, yes, process events like this one. I am grateful for the...

After the Japanese 95-98

Near the very end of this series of 100 poems my Father died. (May 11, 2014) I’d not experienced much death in my life to that point and Dad died in his bed and not in some hospital, which made me appreciate death as a creative act. How one does it, that is. I...

Top Ten Posts of 2014

I did this last year, a post of the top ten posts/pages of the year. I excluded American Sentences and all individual pages associated with that daily practice and also Organic Poetry and individual essays under that rubric. I’ve also included only two of the...