Tag Archives: poetry

Haiku. NY Times. Rizzoli Books. 8.20.2017

So glad 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 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 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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Post Election. The Blog. 1.31.2017

To be alive in times of trouble, in times of chaos, in times of uncertainty. Throughout my life, I’ve wondered if I could do what so many before me have done, could I be useful if called upon? From a Read More

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Labor Day. Freewrite Poem. 9.5.2016

Labor Day All weekend, I’ve chased sunflowers, while the holiday cheered itself along with BBQs and revelers, every Airbnb stocked to capacity. The mountain stood back from these first shorter days cloaked in her luscious dignity, an end-of-summer worn to Read More

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Freewrite. Orlando/Charleston. 6.20.2016

We write because we must. I believe that. And today, I had to write, grab a few minutes to get a freewrite poem on the page. Here it is unedited. What comes from this year of mourning, relentless, the losses Read More

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Through Uber. NYC. 2.4.2015

Monday night, riding to Brooklyn hours after another NYC snowstorm, the city slows. Through taxi windows, graffiti and plowed streets. New York’s poetry. Canal Street Manhattan Bridge   Brooklyn Fence

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