Music Monday with Audre Lorde and Vampire Weekend

I’ve broken my own rules, but in blogging the rules are like the Pirate’s Code, “more what you’d call ‘guidelines.’” From time to time I forget that the Music Monday feature differs from Saturday Songs in that on Mondays we also explore a little poetry at the same time. Sometimes, it’s a very obvious connection between…

Tuesday Tune Unbelievers

It’s not that I don’t believe in Tuesday Tunes, but since I already feature Monday Music and Saturday Songs, I usually leave the Tuesday Tunes to my son, the Monkey. But I kinda needed a song to bring the mood up a bit here on this blog and I missed Monday, so now I’m cheating….

Saturday Songs with Vampires

Lots going on these last few weeks here in my world, including work on a new chapbook, and preparation for a live reading with the River Poets at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Thursday, September 1st. I also went on a bit of a William Stafford reverie and recorded several lesser-known poems from his 1987 collection,…

Saturday Song, with Vampire Weekend

I hate reading posts that apologize for not posting. It seems tiresome, and makes me want to say, “Well, get on with it then! You’re making a post now.” But it’s unusual for me to go more than a week with out an update on the blog, so I feel I owe my regulars an…