Update: Long Division, Vineyard Scholars Conference

Since my last post was almost two months ago, I thought I’d check in with an update: First, presales for Long Division ended on June 23rd. If you didn’t get a copy but would still like one, you’ll be able to order directly […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month, Part 1

In another round of “awareness” campaigns, this whole month has been dedicated, supposedly, to that of mental health. Last month was for autism. I’m weary to learn what June will be for, what real-life experience for millions will be reduced to a […]

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Wishing Well

First published in Ballard Street Poetry Journal in March 2012.   Wishing Well Every morning, we all go to the office. We pull up our roll-y chairs and wait. We’re working, of course, but we’re waiting More. The e-news reports increased hunger in the […]

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Dream Big…But Don’t Act On It

Five weeks ago, I started taking myself seriously as a writer. I mean, not only did I start honoring, rather than trying to hide (from God and myself) or apologizing for, the one thing I’ve wanted since June of 1990 (I was […]

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I Must Know You

It’s turned out that, for most of my life, I’ve written a poem a day. It’s not to brag, but to say that that particular aspect was not the challenging part of the 30/30 Project. It was challenging – as evidenced by […]

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A book and The 30/30 Project

First, as some of you know, yesterday was the launch date of the second anthology an essay of mine appears in: Only Trollops Shave Above the Knee. (The first was Clash of the Couples, where I relay an infinitely small snippet of the infinite fight my […]

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