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Three From the Street

I’ve been thinking recently about how institutions built around poetry, much like museums of art and culture, are always trying to engage the participation of a broader community. Yet inherently, through concrete (in this case, meaning un-moving, or actual) spaces with doors that people can walk in and out of and opening and closing times […]

The Furniture of Lietuva

I have just returned from an eye-opening trip to Lithuania with my friend. With her tireless parents, we traveled from one end of the country to the other. From Vilnius to Seduva, from Seduva to Siauliai, and then on to Kretinga, Palanga (a dip in the Baltic Sea) and down to Druskininkai on the border […]

Green on Green

You really know it’s spring when people start misplacing their green onions.

The Twilight Zone: Comforting in it’s Pre-internet-ness

I think people were more present then. Then here being the time before the internet. As a special bonus, let’s throw in a “then” that was also before cell phones. People had to look for things, and wait for people. I find myself, when typing content on a screen, using fragments of language, sort of […]

Writing Process Chain-Letter

This week, Abriana invited me to answer some questions on the topic: “MY WRITING PROCESS.” I think this is a kind of virtual-chain-letter-of-creative-thought, similar to “The Next Big Thing,” that spread like wildfire a while back. I’m always game for exercises like this. Let’s start by thanking Abriana Jetté for inviting me to partake. She’s […]

Sometimes on a bike ride through rural Ohio…

This happens:

Portrait Without Seeing

Picture Window Picture

The Best Comments

  Not to brag, but it seems I have a very big fan named Jeremy Scott Addidas, and thank you, Longbear Parajumper for the thoughtful feedback about North Face Jackets for Women. I have 250 comments on my site, but was shocked to learn that I am missing out on at least 300 visitors per day! Here are […]

City Structures

Are you also a little sad that this sleeping shadow did not make it into my little book of poems? I know, right? Me too. All of the pictures in my little chapbook were drawn by Stephanie Kwak who is a true fellow friend, and who just recently went to Beijing and met Ai Weiwei. […]