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Monthly Archives: September 2017
You may have noticed some darker poetry coming out of me lately. I attribute it to lack of sleep. I have a hard time sleeping at the best of times. Trying to flip my schedule upside down in a busy … Continue reading
All I seem to do these long nights is write poetry and make digital collage. There is a lot of active waiting in my life at the moment. There is a lot of balancing on the edge. Ever have that … Continue reading
It was mentioned to me by a few people that my poem yesterday, Final Mourning, was darker than expected. I laughed, actually out loud, at that. It’s no darker than much of my other work. I think the disturbing element … Continue reading
Still fooling around with poetry and photo collage today. Falling in love with Kansas City. Living at night is starting to feel normal. Enjoying the silence. Finishing projects.
The other day I had an altercation with Avis Car Rental over some overcharges, and in my frustration, I designed a collage to vent my frustrations. It features a ship on fire, being attacked by a shelled sea monster and … Continue reading
This nocturnal schedule is conducive to poetry. I suddenly have a lot of silence and darkness in my days. With the sun no longer a distraction, I’m immersed in myself. No more busy schedule pulling me. Just poetry and the … Continue reading
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Elgin award, especially Marge Simon, who I had the pleasure of interviewing earlier this year as well as reviewing her second place winner, Small Spirits: Dark Dolls. Read that interview here. Read … Continue reading
I’m really surprised by all the free, fun stuff there is to do in Kansas City. We went out today and hit some of the major attractions and paid not a penny. Our first stop was the Boulevard Brewery for … Continue reading
We’ve been in Kansas City for over 24 hours now, and I’m already happily adjusting to a nocturnal lifestyle. The job I’ll be working is third shift, so I’m now waking up and starting my day while most of you … Continue reading