Tupelo Press 30/30 Project – 30 poems in 30 days…

Hello, my friends and followers.For the past week or so I have been participating in the 30/30 project with Tupelo Press. This is an intense creative endeavor, writing 30 poems in 30 days. I am doing my best to keep the creative juices flowing, but as you know, life happens – so this week I…

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project – 30 poems in 30 days…

Hello, my friends and followers.For the past week or so I have been participating in the 30/30 project with Tupelo Press. This is an intense creative endeavor, writing 30 poems in 30 days. I am doing my best to keep the creative juices flowing, but as you know, life happens – so this week I…

"Trial" – 1956 – Conrad Marca-Relle

“Trial” – 1956 – Conrad Marca-RelleMinneapolis Institute of Art (MIA), September 2016 What follows below is auto-writing from my visit to the MIA in September. I was drawn to this piece and it did not want to let me go. I spent half the day standing and sitting in this room – this photo is…

"Trial" – 1956 – Conrad Marca-Relle

“Trial” – 1956 – Conrad Marca-RelleMinneapolis Institute of Art (MIA), September 2016 What follows below is auto-writing from my visit to the MIA in September. I was drawn to this piece and it did not want to let me go. I spent half the day standing and sitting in this room – this photo is…

Go Fund Me – Post-MFA Creative Writing Teaching Certificate – RESIDENCY

//funds.gofundme.com/Widgetflex.swf Hello! I am thrilled to say that I have been accepted into the Post-MFA Creative Writing Teaching Certificate program at Antioch University in Los Angeles!┬áThis is a low-residency program, meaning that I only have to be on campus twice in a year for ten days. I have applied for financial aid and scholarships, and…

A white voice has something to say about privilege.

My children were born white, so they have privilege. It was not my predetermined intention to bring white children into the world, it just so happens that my children are white because their fathers are also white. Race has never been a required concern for me, and for that I apologize. I apologize for not…

A white voice has something to say about privilege.

My children were born white, so they have privilege. It was not my predetermined intention to bring white children into the world, it just so happens that my children are white because their fathers are also white. Race has never been a required concern for me, and for that I apologize. I apologize for not…

Hate is a Disease

Hate stems from fear, which stems from misunderstanding which stems from miscommunication which stems from not listening which stems from not being heard yourself…. which stems from fear… I am afraid of the future in a country with Trump in the White House.While I am afraid, I do not hate him – I despise his…

A Desire for Nothing

I am struggling to find time to write, even though I have so many ideas scrambling through my head, I need some spare time to sit and just be quiet and write.Then I find myself watching another episode of CSI Miami and it’s almost 1am but I just can’t seem to relax enough to go…

A Desire for Nothing

I am struggling to find time to write, even though I have so many ideas scrambling through my head, I need some spare time to sit and just be quiet and write.Then I find myself watching another episode of CSI Miami and it’s almost 1am but I just can’t seem to relax enough to go…