The Howard County Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (HoCo APFO) blog linked to my poem/video, Ode to US 1, Howard County again. Looks like they might trot this out each time they want to comment on the impact of redevelopment along US 1. That’s fine with me. That was the point of writing the poem. I’m … More Route 1 Revisited
Each year, for the past few years, Maryland poet, Laura Shovan, has organized a daily poetry project during the month of February. This year, various participants are taking turns posting a photo of a piece of art in their respective homes for each of us to use as a prompt. The artwork for February 15th … More Notes on Colleen Sakurai’s “Eclipse”
Here’s another new poem for the portraits of my father project. This one was written in response to a piece of artwork posted in a friend’s annual poem-a-day project during the month of February (with some warm ups at the end of January). This year, we’re writing in response to a piece of art posted … More Where Water Meets Sand
I’ve decided to start a poem project centered around my father, but also pulling shared experiences as well as exploring our relationship and how it developed and changed over the years as we both grew older and began to see the world and each other in different way. My sister may join me in the … More Portraits of My Father
Draw deep and quench your thirst with the waters of heaven. The long drought has reached its end. Now you can plow celestial fields, sow the seeds of eternity, harvest the stars.
MUSICA UNIVERSALIS And could it be that we are music emanating from the stars, harmonies formed from the immense monochord, sacred octaves in a cosmic chant, the universal hum, the celestial Om? SING, O BARREN, SING Heaven does not seek our harmonies. It is through our will that we join ourselves to the sacred monochord. … More Sermon