Archives for: August 2007

Retreat or Running Away

08/31/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Political, Buddhism
I'm going to Jewel Heart in Ann Arbor for this long weekend. I can say that I will miss the super cool technology that has been misused into flying weapons and making a racket in my little corner of Cleveland. (I'm talking about the Air show folks).… more »

Dug Up Out of Dusty Archives

08/30/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: personal, humor, rant
Been a fan of Uncle Albert for quite awhile. Apparently he was of me as well. Great minds.... more »

Special Poetry Nites - Russell Salamon

08/26/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Once again Tremont proves that it IS the center of Cleveland poetry and the proto-renaissance soon to be named the Tremont School of Poetics... ...okay okay it's a bit overstated. There is plenty of poetry venues, poetry workshops, poetry writing al… more »

Passion Pushes Place in Publication

08/20/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Cleveland, Economic Development, Community
Yeah, I've been going nuts during travel for indentured servitude. Makes me go into uncontrollable alliteration, but a bright note surprised me when I opened this month's flight magazine on my Continental plane ride to Maryland (got crabs---the good ki… more »

I Love My Name in Print

08/14/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, personal, humor, rant
Check this out! My name was mentioned in this month's Northern Ohio Live, thanks to Patsy Kline and her Gallery U-Haul extravaganza. (That's me down on the bottom....circled in yellow). The Plain Dealer was also there during my read, snapping pix… more »

Words from Braving the Heat

08/12/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Thanks to all that came out on a VERY HOT early afternoon yesterday to hear me read some poems. Since the theme of Gallery U Haul's Mix:24 hr of Art was moving/moving-on, and the idea was to explore the creative process together, I had the audience w… more »

Hear My Poems, Buy a Rug

08/09/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Buddhism, Economic Development, Community
Also on Artwalk Nite (tho not part of artwalk), my dear friend Ujjin-la will be at Jewel Heart with his annual Tibetan Rug sale. I have always wanted to get one and now with my ratty hardwood floors in the new flat and my regular paycheck, I'm in the m… more »

I'm Reading at This Week's ArtWalk

08/08/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Community
Actually, it is a 24 hour art mix extravaganza that starts during artwalk. My slot is at 2:00 pm on Saturday. I'll be doing some new pieces and an audience participation bit that is a twist on the Penpad Spontaneous Open. Come see me. Just notice… more »

No Broken Promises

08/06/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Blogging
I didn't just create a hoopla about being back to blogging, just to go back to ignoring WITB. I have just been concentrating on the poetry is all. I have a reading this weekend to prepare for. I'll post an announcement soon enough. Just an aside,… more »

New National Poet Laureate

08/04/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, personal, humor, rant
Amazing that our government can do such a good job at selecting laureates when the head of it all can barely read....(snark). Charles Simic is one of the few contemporary poets I have read something from, not cause I'm stuck in the Beats,but cuz I'm tr… more »

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