Jane's conversations and poems bring listeners to a plethora of places, a potpourri of people. Jane's gift of vivid imagery puts us into her shoes, wherever she is standing, whatever she is experiencing. Her personal abundance and incisive wit promise a transportation to other times, other lands, encounters…Continue
I am pleased that poet Tanaya Winder responded to a recent shout out to send me some new stuff, something edgy, risky, or even unfinished. This new draft of the love poem is perfect for a turbulent Valentines week. Tanaya's poem speaks truths about love, and her Ted Talk linked below, about love shared as…Continue
Richard Wolfson is a man with an unusually quiet voice, his words soft as the last edges of sea foam curling up a Santa Monica beach; he writes imagist/etheral poems and does stand-up comedy. The inimitable and honorable poet Tony Hoagland referred to Richard's work as "vaticinal," implying that…Continue
You will be missed, sweet Rhiannon.
It was a beautiful day. Rich had happened on a light-filled room, comfortably filled with family and friends. The singer, the Norse minister who had made bread for us to pass to each…Continue
I'm interrupting the regular progression of things due to special times, special events, if you get my drift. Poet Katrina Guarascio did a fabulous performance of her recently posted Wonder Woman poem to a crowd of possibly 3000+ at Civic Plaza TODAY. 2.5 million marchers gathered to peacefully share the love…Continue