Two poems in (and on the Cover of!) PoetsArtists Magazine

I have two poems from my Book of M project–“Dear Art Dear M” and “I Prefer Gentlemen in Bed”–in the new PoetsArtists (PA#62), which accompanies the “Immortality and Vulnerability” exhibit going up at Zhou B Art Center in Chicago this April. I’m also on the cover in a portrait by the painter Nadine Robbins sporting my Read More …

PoetsArtists Heroes & Villains Collaboration

A new Marilyn poem, “My Cinemascope Life (With Stereophonic Sound)” is in the recent “Heroes & Villains” issue of PoetsArtists magazine. It was a collaboration with painter Francien Krieg, a response to her painting of the elderly woman in the bathtub. Got me thinking: if Marilyn had lived to be 80, what would her thoughts be looking Read More …

From Motion to Stillness / Movable Mound Music

I have a new poem “Movable Mound Music” and sound art piece in the “From Motion to Stillness” exhibit opening February 15th, 7pm at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, IL.  The poem was written in response to Mark Mastroianni’s “Natural Wisdom” exhibit at the Woodwary Gallery in NYC, in particular the painting Autumn Read More …

Emotive Fruition

This coming week two of my poems — “Orange Colored Sky” and “Samson in Reverse” — will be performed in the “Lions and Lambs” edition of the Emotive Fruition reading series, curated and directed by Thomas Dooley. The collaborative series pairs accomplished actors up with NYC’s emerging poets. I got to hear a preview at Read More …

Egocircus

Last weekend I attended a master class at Poets House.  It was focused on collaboration and led by Anne Carson and Robert Currie.  I’ve been intrigued by the Carson/Currie collaborations in recent years that I’ve seen around NYC, and the timing of it seemed perfect given my interests right now. I’ve been wading into the Read More …