Daddy Walt, or Uncle Walt? Happy Birthday to My Namesake

I have often been asked if my father’s name was Walt, or if I was a fan of Walt Whitman. Some people who are a little less poetry versed have even asked if my pseudonym was a reference to Walt Disney–God forbid!  My father’s name was Raymond, actually, and I often refer to Walt Whitman as “Uncle…

David Reads “A Supermarket California,” by Allen Ginsberg

For the printed version of the text I will direct you to Poetryarchive.org where you can also hear Ginsberg’s reading. Um… no, I still haven’t listened to it yet. The very idea is intimidating. And if you’d like to know more about the movie Howl, check out this article at SlashFilm. If you are in…