To draw a line in the sand is to dare someone to cross it. It’s a challenge etched not only in myth but in the imagination. The earth is covered with…

November 2022

"Also A Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me" by Ada Calhoun | Grove Press, New York, 2022

October 2022

Letter 20: October 17, 2022Since I published my post about Eve Packer’s “No Mask, No Talk: Corona Poems 2020-2021,” I have had been nurturing a very strong impression that…
THE POET UNMASKED No Mask No Talk, The Corona Poems 2020-2021 by Eve Packer | Autonomedia, 2021 I searched out, and found, this new book by Eve Packer because I w…
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August 2022

Letter 19 - August 29, 2022Greetings at the end of summer! I hope you’ve had a good season. I’ve been very busy with new content for THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DESK. I am worki…

July 2022

Letter 18 – July 26, 2022I hate making apologies for not being present here. Life is busy, and we can’t always focus on creative projects, no matter how much we feel com…

May 2022

Letter 17: May 26, 2022What’s on my desk right now? Like the author interview questions in The New York Times Book Review: What books are on your nightstand? You know …
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Letter 16: May 11, 2022I’ve been rather disenchanted with the notion of the Letters from the Desk series lately. I just want to hunker down and complete unfinished ess…
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April 2022

Letter 15: April 26, 2022Since I first announced my desire to explore a greater sphere of cultural subjects, I have been thinking on which to address. I was always into …
Letter 14: April 17, 2022It’s been a while since my last letter. It’s this habit I have, I find it hard to be self-reflective when I don’t have something else to reflect…
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