watch & listen golden-headed dandelion bends gracefully to peer at poisonous bindweedcanada thistle in all her prickly pride gazes kindly at thirsty nutsedgeeven bustling buckhorn plantain stares plainly at heat-loving crabgrass weeds trees & herbs liverworts mosses & creepersmillions of living watching millions of living in observational feastsan infinite exchange of paying attention & listening… Continue reading Poem 131 Watch & Listen & Howl & Launch!
Ghazal on Isolation“…continue the shine in vivid isolation…” Agha Shahid Ali another dawn tugs on my skinbegging me awake in birdsong my cold shoulder longsfor the tongue of yesterday’s chorus – the extended version of a ballad I didn’t know could endghostly alive in such vivid isolation my mind is a silk slip on a… Continue reading Poem 126 – Ghazal on Isolation
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 my book tour took me to the marble bowels of the Hart House on the University of Toronto campus to visit with HOWL radio show's host Valentino Assenza. I was slated to be interviewed by Valentino for the writing show he co-hosts with Nancy Bullis called HOWL. Novelist Mia Herrara… Continue reading Look At Her on HOWL CIUT 89.5FM – The Interview!
HOWL SHOWCASES POETS, PERFORMING ARTISTS AND SONGWRITERS HOSTED BY NANCY BULLIS & VALENTINO ASSENZA I am thrilled to be heading to the U of T campus post-book launch to be interviewed by Valentino Assenza from HOWL on CIUT 89.5FM to talk about Look At Her! LIVE BABY! I will have my radio face on, and… Continue reading Look At Her ‘HOWL’s on CIUT 89.5FM – LIVE! 10PM! Oct. 18/16