For Erika. Lament for Spring.

I gotta go way back /When I go back/gary snyder and diPrima/ $21 monthly grocery bills/the year i got outta college/37 this week & still nothin/but a poet’s heart~ All but one of the strawberry plants have died the chamomile is turning brown it is winter & I don’t know what to do w all…

Erika Robuck & Edna St. Vincent Millay

  Today is Erika Robuck’s third release from Penguin/Nal, Fallen Beauty, an historical fiction novel starring Edna St. Vincent Millay. Millay, a rebel devotee of love and passion, of Life, a dazzling revelrous madwoman who brutally demanded what it means to live out of life: from the timeless space of fear and love, devotion, desperation, soul,…

Nother Sunday holla

Ahhh, so this song which SHOOK me today: Nina Simone radio on Pandora; hula-hooping for no reason other than the hips wanna move; thank love & human hearts  this exists; following  #dangerousblackkids on Twit; random surfer encounters on the side of PCH followed by unexpectedly rad Valentine’s Day dates; our first trans-dialectic Salon for next…

Just like Muse-ic

I slept til 12. Or, Candlemas insight woke me at 6 am, still on my couch third night in a row so I can tend nightmares, regressions… And then the dawn, & insight.  I went back to sleep.  I have lived on the couch.  Donna M Gershon that Cin and Susan sent me. “And if…

Full Moon & the Duende

Some writer days I’m just way more superstitious than others. I burn the candles, beseech the angels, thank the saints. Cast love about the place from the Holy Mother, get the sacred heart flame of Jesus fired up, too.  Honor the goddess Earth, her sister Moon. It’s because as any true writer will tell you,…