Pop Up Poetry at Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting

Here's the poem we made today; great fun engaging customers in poetry! Spring Zeus extemporizing: spring has sprung over recently rain polished California. "Oops, I didn't mean to meddle in your affairs." How awkward riding with a rooster in a Porsche for the health...

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Highlights, Summer 2016

it's been a busy summer and one of the highlights was attending the third annual Catamaran Literary Conference and studying with Joseph Millar. Each day we wrote poems and re-visioned them during the workshop. Millar's emphasis on the image as the most important...

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Best American Poetry 2015

I’m reading this year’s selections, and the guest editor is Sherman Alexie. I always look forward to the editor’s choices; they usually stretch my definition of best, and oftentimes I am not in agreement. This year, I would have to say that one huge oversight was...

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