Poem and Poet News Update

First the Poem News: I’m extremely happy to have my poem “Elemental” appear in the fall edition of the San Pedro River Review. You can order a copy of the journal here, with gorgeous photography by Jeff Alfier. The editors, Jeff and Tobi are wonderful, and I really like their choice of poets. If you have…

The Post Father’s Day Father’s Day Post

Just a little journal-ing here today, old-school, Journalspace-style, and very sparsely edited. Does anyone remember Journalspace? That’s where I had my blog before it was mainstream to really call them blogs. After MySpace, before Facebook, back in the early part of this (still rather young) century many of less trendy net writers were keeping “online journals”…

Two poems by Ivan Jenson

Originally posted on The Blue Hour:
Play it Safe try to avoid situations and people and stay away from anything that smacks of everything and steer clear of here and by all means don’t go there try to keep an arm’s-length away from hand-outs buy-outs or shout-outs and don’t take anything personally that is actually…

Freaky Bug Incident, a Bauman Boys Adventure

The last few nights I’ve been combing through old files, looking for half-finished poems, and forgotten first drafts. And to my delight I’ve found a few gems to be polished and finished. Some I may send off to who-knows-yet-where and a couple I may share with you. But first I wanted, on this first weekend…