Oh, the irony! (Part 2)

And today I learned that three of my photographs will also be included in the 2017 edition of Spindrift, the art and literary journal published by Shoreline Community College. That’s welcome news after a weekend of tax problems and website snafus. Yeah… (26 March 2017)

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Oh, the irony!

Yeah, so I post my response to one journal’s opinion about publication indicating that you take your work seriously, and five minutes later, I receive notification that three of my poems will be published in the 2017 edition of Spindrift, the art and literary journal published by Shoreline Community College. If previous publication schedules hold, it should [...]

A long-awaited truth (A poem)

Back to the epistles again, after a short break. You are happy now, I cannot deny That’s a truth for which you waited long You need no more to wonder why For your heart now sings a brand new song writ of joy, unbridled and free That’s a truth for which you waited long Worry not, my [...]

The truth of the matter (a poem)

This is my second time using the Langston’s Titles prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano. The prompt presents the titles of a number of poems by Langston Hughes; the challenge is to use eight or more of them in a poem. The poem is to be about ‘something beautiful or something you wish would [...]

I’m sure there’s a metaphor in here somewhere…

It seems I have re-entered the world of vinyl records. About two-and-a-half weeks ago, I stumbled upon a bunch of KLF-related vinyl that had been sold by a local DJ to a local record store. They bought so much of his collection that they've got an entire section (about four wide racks' worth) devoted to [...]