Cascadia Talk in Nanaimo, Retreat

It’s been over five years since I published Why Cascadia, Why Poetry? In it I make the case for bioregionalism and poetry as part of a response to the decline of democracy in the United States, combined with the decline of the health of the planetary biosphere....

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....

#IdesofTrump Report

On March 15, 2017, people gathered around the United States to write postcards to the 45th President of the United States, El Caudillo Analfabetico, SCROTUS and let him know what they thought of his first few miserable days in the current position. Ides of Trump it...

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...