Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

My summer vacation There are exactly two weeks left until my first class, and while I’m enjoying this August more than just about any other August I can remember (August for me is like February for you), the cool rainy weather of late has me looking forward to the fall. I know that the gross […]

I ain’t been doin’ shit. That is, I’ve been reading but not writing, and also not much of anything on my list. I’ve been enjoying the books I’ve been reading but have been lacking much of anything to say about them. So in the interest of completeness, I will replace several well-crafted medium-length entries with […]

WHY I PRACTICE AND ACTORS REHEARSE by Mike Watt (march, 1995) When I’m either alone or together with my people going through the tunes I call it practice and not rehearsal. Actors rehearse. I practice the songs. I do not play the role of bass player – I am the bass player! I do not […]

Stereo light dark wine Rain begins as weekend ends and this song of wondering fades into a new song of wondering (4/25/04)

Spring after Chu Shu Chen and Mark Lamoureux Nameless white blossoms cover me walking home. Breezes are kind again & nights are clear. New coat flowers iced tea an hour lost in the name of day. So much has changed. Hoping things stay. I’ve been the burden the night lays on me and sometimes when […]



Several hours ago I finished my first year of graduate school. Everyone said it would by fly by and to my great surprise, it did. And now that I’m on vacation, I’m looking forward to applying my brain cells (once they regenerate) to all the books that I acquired over the school year but have […]