It will be TWO FREEKIN YEARS next week since Nick and I started organizing the fandango known as the Literary Cafe Poetry Nite and Extravaganza. 2 years!
Who the hell would have thought that a couple geekoid beer belchers like us could 1) put together… more »
Been getting a little stircrazy at work. Decided with Halloween coming, a little 10,000 volt jacob's ladder in the lab would break the tension.
Sorry the video is sideways. That's how I held the phone when I took the video.
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Did a little impulse buying on ebay and got a 1939 Royal KMM typewriter. (A typewriter is a thing like a computer that makes marks on a paper for each letter. =that's for you John Dorsey.)
Ever since the last levyfest where a bunch of us were in Mac… more »
Recieved the itinerary for the Friday Nite reading of On The Road from Dave Ferrente, owner of Visible Voice Books. It is a hell of a line up.
Go see Lady Kathy Ireland Smith's 1st Solo Show, "Offworld" at the Brandt Gallery across the street first.… more »
On The Road was published 50 years ago, but it had a profound effect on me and was the nitrous oxide to my writing. This weekend, Cleveland's independent bookstores are saluting this seminal work and I am proud to be a part of it.
The events kick of… more »
From Hank, who seems to have become a friend and advisor to me, well after he died:
the area dividing the brain and the soul
is affected in many ways by
some lose all mind and become soul:
some lose all soul and… more »
I'm a bit down lately as I typicaly cycle through sometimes. This time triggered by a combination of things: travel for too long/ too often, a couple of screw-ups at work, guilt over not fulfilling some commitments (I left TWifi, didn't wish sister hap… more »
With so many excellent poets here in Cleveland, and our reputation spreading throughout the country so's that requests to read by poets far and wide in our not-so-humble venue keep tumbling in, we have not needed to repeat featured readers in our 21 sho… more »