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(NOT) SHOWING UP FOR WORK April 27, 2012: (NOT) SHOWING UP FOR WORK I didn’t go to any poetry readings this month. I didn’t go on any poetry trips this month. When I (barely) showed up for work this month, I tried to run my hand [...] by

SOME WITH POETRY? April 9, 2012: Sometimes Pierre remembered stories he had heard about how soldiers at war, taking cover under enemy fire, when there is nothing to do, try to find some occupation for themselves so as to endure the [...] by

THAT WHICH I SHOULD HAVE DONE I DID NOT DO November 30, 2008: “already i missed not working and felt the death loneliness that comes at the end of everyday that is wasted in your life…” by

POETRY (IN MY LIFE) THIS WEEK November 24, 2008: my god, there was actually a lot of poetry in my (new) house this week! (no, i’m not talking about my shelves again, and, no, nothing got written, but why is everything always about stupid [...] by

ALASKARNALITY November 12, 2008: now that we are all done with the important business of sending sarah back home and moving into my new house (!) (um, revise that clause accordingly), i am officially ready to honor my contract with [...] by

FRANKENSTEIN’S GRANDMOTHER October 26, 2008: um, that IS right side up. It’s from a pretty amazing installation by someone named Matthew Buckingham that I was fortunate enough to stumble upon (and into) at the Henry in Seattle a few [...] by

THIS MAN ALSO KNEW HOW TO SIT AT A KITCHEN TABLE October 21, 2008: However, this: “The simplest way I have found to make clear my own sense of writing…is to use the analogy of driving. The road, as it were, is creating itself MOMENTLY in one’s [...] by

AS MOTHER SAID OVER MY NINE YEAR OLD HEAD October 19, 2008: “many, if not most, children exhibit an early talent for art or science, even intellection; but we can never predict the one whose youthful giftedness will blossom not into a pastime, but a [...] by

LEAN DOWN YOUR HEART TO HEAR or AL QUE QUIERE (upside down exclamation mark) October 12, 2008: (i’m back and, momentarily, no longer mad nor sad at anyone. thanks, some of you, for the non-posted/able comments. as i already wrote one non-public-commenter, my posterior actually [...] by

O LITERATI, GET UP! September 29, 2008: by