Father’s Day Pizza and Poems

No, there are no commas in that title. It is not a list. Although it could be, now that I think of it. So let’s leave the ambiguity, and the possibility of multiple meaning on the table, shall we? It was Father’s Day on Sunday here in the sunny Sometimes-United States of Americans. It was…

Bonus Track: Marjorie Maddox reads “Clyde Peeling’s Reptileland”

Yesterday I read a poem from Marjorie Maddox’s book Weeknights at the Cathedral, and so as  bonus I thought I’d bring out a favorite of mine again. I posted this originally back in October, but it’s well worth a second hearing. Because of some technical difficulties I actually spliced together her intro from the Midtown…

David Reads “God on a Tightrope,” by Marjorie Maddox

Well, Easter has passed, and once again I realize that aside from the discussion of certain issues and how they are affected by politics and religion, I rarely ever talk about my own faith or spirituality here on the Dad Poet blog. While I have dedicated multiple posts to feasts, celebrations and songs of Christmas, I don’t…

Marjorie and Jerry at Midtown

Sadly this is the last of the Midtown recordings, unless I can manage to download the podcast and use clips from it. Don’t know what I would do visually though, and I probably  need the permission of either the Midtown Scholar or the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel. I’ll give it some thought. The problem is…

Poetry at the Pennsylvania Capitol

You won’t hear much from me here on the Dad Poet until after Thursday. There is just too much to do between now and then. Five poets will be converging on the Pennsylvania state capitol, and I am honored to be one of the five. The news I alluded to earlier this week is that…