Saturday, April 30, 2016


Today's poet is...

Guest Poet x 2!!

On Monday, CaLokie and I spent the morning as Guest Poets for four 8th grade classes in the school library.

I performed my new poem In Junior High (from my cellphone) and poems from this collection (Back to the Future, Bamboo Discipline, French Toast, Green, and Wanna Go With Me?), 

Yesterday, for the 17th consecutive year, I visited Mrs. Guarino's Creative Writing class...

...where I read them poems from my new chapbook (Human Minds, Nimbus, In Junior High, Force, Allusive Sights, and When Doves Cry Prince Dies)

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Publication Reading & Party!!

Yesterday afternoon at the Santa Catalina Branch Library in Pasadena ten copies each were distributed to eight of the ten poets published here, then they read two or three poems from the book.

That same evening poets published in the APR were given their copies in the sumptuous backyard of the editor, Thelma T. Reyna.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this tome for hours!

Monday, April 11, 2016


Got a poem in here. Just released... >

Friday, April 8, 2016

Guest Poet!

Yesterday afternoon I was a Guest Poet and Workshop Leader at the Arcadia Public Library thanks to the Nuvein Foundation for Literature and the Arts.

Some information desk promotion.

 Reading a poem aloud. I read Back to the Future, French Toast, Little Miss Metaphor, Queen Mary, Pool It!, and Mi'Ja es Once. 
(Photo by organizer Kimberly Cobian.)

The booklet I prepared for the event.
(Photo by Kimberly Cobian.)

Another flyer promoting the series.

Sunday, April 3, 2016


On Friday afternoon I was... of four members of this panel,... foolin'!