Friday, July 31, 2020

Two Chapbooks!

Now available! A two volume electronic compilation of 69 door poems...just $8 if you use Facebook Messenger Pay or Zelle to pay. Use my email address to make payment on Zelle:

Book 1 is a compilation of 35 door poems from the years 1997 to 2010 and Book 2's 33 poems cover 2011-2020.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Feature + Chapbook!

On Thursday night I featured for the first time on Zoom...

...and debuted my latest chapbook chock full of 20 2020 poems!

.Order your electronic copy for just $4 if you use Facebook Messenger Pay or Zelle to pay.
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Thursday, January 9, 2020


I was one of three featured poets last night for the Lyrical Flames reading series at the In Heroes We Trust art gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
I read three of my classic poems (Joe Sphincter, French Toast, and Knowing) from my book Spoke In Word.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Chapbook debut with a double feature!!

13 new poems composed between October and December,

debuted them at Beyond Baroque, as I was featured for Soapbox Sessions

and later that night I was featured at the Pasadena Library's holiday celebration.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Last night I received the Los Angeles Poet Society's Partnership Award
for consistent support and collaboration in poetry events and publications.

Sunday, October 20, 2019


Featured today in San Pedro
I read randomly chosen poems from my chapbooks and an anthology: Granada Park Love (from In The Land Of ICE), Tenth Grade 2017 (from Living With The Lost Angels), Hit Me (from Parenting Poems), Today's Last Kiss...So Far (from Snake After Fire), and Ohtsu (from Lummox 8)

Saturday, October 12, 2019


Last Sunday I was a featured performer for this anthology at the
Last Bookstore in Downtown LA. as part of Lit Crawl L.A. 2019:
Here's my poem:
This afternoon I was a featured performer for this anthology:
 The featured poets:
 Here's my poem:

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Feature and Publications!!

Debuted my newest chapbook as a featured poet at the Tarzana Public Library monthly reading series yesterday afternoon, reading my poems Fireworks, Metering, and In The Land Of ICE Who Will Survive.
 When I got home this was waiting for me in the mailbox...

Sunday, August 18, 2019


Last Sunday,
I was one of the featured poets
I performed a poem by Dukkyu Park translated into English
(Dukkyu Park standing next to me)
And then one of my own later in the program,
Cultural Table
Group pic!

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019


My new poem "Two Toothbrushes" has been published in The Beauty Issue of... >

Sunday, April 14, 2019


Earlier today I performed five of my poems inside the Antioch University tent at USC for the LA Times Festival of Books:

The Planet of the Oreos,

Issa Frequency,

Before We Died,

Mr. Hide,

and Summer School Senryu.

Friday, April 5, 2019


My poem "Moon Poetry" has been published by Pasadena City College for National Poetry Month.... >

Thursday, March 28, 2019


Last Sunday, I was one of five featured poets...

...reading poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti... celebrate his 100th birthday.

I read his seminal poem I Am Waiting...

...and two randomly chosen poems of mine, Planet Of The Oreos and Eternal Epitaph.

Thursday, March 14, 2019


On Tuesday night I was a featured poet at my alma mater. I read three of my classics: Planet Of The Oreos, Issa Frequency, and Before We Died.

On Saturday night I was featured at a relatively new venue. I read four poems: A Life Without Latinos, Mythology, 2 For $2, and The Way To Orange.