Category Archives: Notes

CPW Auction. NYC Gala. 10.6.2017

The Center for Photography Woodstock is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, and I’ve been asked to donate a Woodstock Peony print for the Benefit Auction and NYC Gala on Oct.12. Online bidding has begun at Paddle 8. Happy to be part Read More

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NY Times. Eclipse/Haiku. 8.22.2017

Today’s New York Times. Our sweet New York City Haiku is full-page on the back of section A the day after the eclipse. Write poems, shoot for the moon.

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Woodstock Bookfest. Haiku Contest. 8.22.2017

Instead of weeding I held living stems to light– searching for poems. Woodstock Bookfest and I have teamed up for an end of summer haiku contest! My custom print, Woodstock Peony, will be awarded to the winner. According to Martha Frankel, director of Read More

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From My Garden. Photography. 8.20.2017

This spring when peonies bloomed, I began a series of photographs, From My Garden, inspired by the delicacy and translucence of the flowers. Spending part-time in the country is something I adore, but I’m no gardener. Somehow, though, the most Read More

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Haiku. NY Times. Rizzoli Books. 8.20.2017

The New York Times still loves New York City Haiku five months after pub date! New York Times Sports. August 18,2017. New York Times Book Review. August 19,2017. New York City Haiku is available from The Golden Notebook and wherever fine books Read More

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Insta. NYC Spring. 5.25.2017

This week as I walked around the city, I paused at brownstone and building gardens to photograph flowers with my phone. Maybe I needed beauty more this week. And I found it. These images required no filters, and, from them, Read More

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National Poetry Month. New York City Haiku. 4.12.2017

I’m thrilled to be a part of New York City Haiku published by The New York Times and Rizzoli Books. The book is available bookstores and from The New York Times Store online now. Read the city in three lines Read More

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Micro-Memoir Freewrite. Poem 2. 2.5.2017

When I was in first grade, my parents moved us all to Appalachia. Like a gold rush town, this was a boom-time, both in promise and in progress. The boom was banking. The college-educated in that valley tended to be Read More

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Micro Memoir Freewrite. Poem 1. 2.4.2017

I’m having trouble with the notion that I am not “walking in another’s shoes” because I’m a college-educated New Yorker. An out-of-touch, East Coast liberal who can’t understand the pain of rural America today. I read this commentary about my Read More

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No Ban No Wall. NYC. 1.31.2017

Washington Square Park. NO BAN Protest. 1.25.2017 Where Is Justice  

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