I read some of my own poems published in the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly (Issa Frequency, Theater, Garfield Sevenling, and The Antique Traveler) at Cafe Villa on this special night.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
NOW AVAILABLE... my latest compendium. 22 poems influenced by music, composed over the last 22 years! Get your copy for just $5 by going to Saturday Afternoon Poetry, or order one by visiting http://paypal.com, directing payment of $6 (includes shipping) to firstname.lastname@example.org
2 / A PERFECT DAY
3 / "BLUE BAYOU"
4 / CLASSIC ROCK
5 / EDGAR WINTER AGAIN
6 / GIVE PIECE A CHANCE
7 / INSIDE
8 / MOODY BLUES
9 / NEED COMFORT? TRY...
10 / 1978
11 / 1975 – 2007
12 / 1967 OR 2007
14 / PROGRESSIVE ROCK
15 / SANTANA IS DANGEROUS
16 / SHE SINGS “INNOCENT”
17 / THE FREEWAY
18 / TODAY I WAKE UP ALIVE
19 / TRANSFORMED
20 / USHER IN THE '70'S
21 / VENTURA HIGHWAY
22 / WALL OF VOODOO
23 / WHAT I HAD TO GO THRU TO GET OUT OF MY HOME24 / YES
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Published in the latest issue of Lummox with some fine facebook poet/friends: Christina Marie, Linda J. Albertano, Lynne Bronstein, Alexis Fancher, Lalo Kikiriki, Radomir Vojtech Luza, Ellyn Maybe, Michael Paul, Kevin Ridgeway, Wanda Vanhoy Smith, Kevin Patrick Sullivan, Tim Tipton, Murray Thomas, Rolland Vasin, Raundi Kai Moore-Kondo, Alex M. Frankel, Joe Gardner, LeAnne Hunt, Lorine Parks, Robert Rodriguez, William Mohr, and more. Thank you, Rd Armstrong!
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Happy to pick up a copy tonight of the Men's Heartbreak Anthology (published by Karineh Mahdessian) at the outdoor publication reading next to the Cypress Park Tunnel. It features many of my fine lining facebook friends: Tim Tipton, Robert Rodriguez,Rolland Vasin, Marvin L. Dorsey, Robert Wilson, Adrian Ernesto Cepeda, Joe Gardner, Alessander Xavier, ER Sanchez, Michael Ian Churchman, Phillip Larrea,Murray Thomas, Jerry Garcia, Donny Jackson, Juan Cardenas, Andres Bermejo, Bill Friday, Jesus Aldana-Alba, Abel Salas, Conney Williams, Ángel García,Michael Gonzalez, Matt Sedillo, Sean Hill, Peter J. Harris, Luis Javier Rodriguez, and more!
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
We have our winners!
Announcing the winner of the 2014 Los Angeles Poet Society Summer Poetry Contest: Alexis Fancher for her award-winning poem, "TONIGHT WE WILL BLOOM FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY"
Alexis wins a $75 cash prize, publication of her poem on our LAPS website, and a LAPS event/reading of her poem!
Runners up: Karen Vande Bossche's poem "July Musings" and Don Kingfisher Campbell's "Joshua Tree Trip" - both of these poems will also be published on the LAPS website.
We received many amazing submissions and want to THANK YOU for submitting your work to the Los Angeles Poet Society!
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Picked up my copy of this deep first Lucid Moose Lit anthology tonight at the publication reading in Long Beach. You should get one too. It's riveting reading featuring some of my favorite poets: Yvonne Estrada,Peggy Dobreer, Maja Trochimczyk, Murray Thomas,Karla Cordero, Christina Marie, Joe Gardner, Tobi Cogswell, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, LeAnne Hunt, Nancy Lynée Woo, Sarah Tatro, Ricki Mandeville, Daniel McGinn, Terry Wolverton, John Brantingham, JL Martindale, Steve Ramirez, Phillip Larrea, Karineh Mahdessian, Graham Smith, and that Kingfisher guy. Copy and paste this link for a video of the proceedings... > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elBGQZAmGYk
Friday, September 19, 2014
Didn't make the poster, but I was one of almost a dozen featured spoken word poets to perform on the stage inside the sweltering club late last Sunday afternoon. I am also one of three judges for their poetry contest. https://www.facebook.com/events/560114520760063/permalink/573306282774220/
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The first of two poems to be published on The Camel Saloon poetry website... http://
thecamelsaloon.blogspot.com /2014/09/ bamboo-discipline-rememberi ng-my-father.html
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Wow, it's a first ever poetic twinsie for this daughter and father! Love Poetry Lovers published another of my poems below Kyla Campbell's poem... > http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/
For Kyla Campbell's poem only, click on... >http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/.../beauty-is-your-curse
For my second poem on this site only, click on... >http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/.../97209.../the-artisans