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Beneath My Heart (poem for Nigel and John)

(“John” by Nigel Cox) Beneath my heart Beneath my heart lies memory unheard, but still seen. body upon body indistinct, desperate to be free. Beneath my heart lies memory, a thousand moments lost, where once on blood they flowed now … Continue reading

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a voice for the damned

Some of you may remember that last year a ma named Nigel Cox, from the UK, sent me a portrait he had painted of a man called John that was done while listening to my recording of “The Heart of … Continue reading

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the people of the tent

I had my first up close and personal encounter with HD TV. I was at a friend’s house this morning and they had recently purchased a flat screen TV and switched to FIOS. I was shocked at the image on … Continue reading

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The Executioner’s Song (new poetry video)

The Executioner’s Song Death Becomes Her by Caitlyn M. Anderson for Jennifer Loves Jane, Vol 3, Issue 1, March 2011 See ‘The Executioner’s Song’ at Hidden on a side street in one of America’s oldest cities is the modest studio … Continue reading

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Advice to a Young Poet from his Aunt (inspired by Bette Midler)

(here is a little somethin’ somethin’ I wrote for the SpeakEasyCafe’s 3rd Anniversary show last night, the idea came from several conversations I have had with some poets about disillusionment and also, it was inspired by a recent interview with … Continue reading

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and the city speaks

One of the things that I did not realize was tripping me up in trying to get “the city of love” going was that I was working with a concept and characters that I came up with years ago. Every … Continue reading

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Shaka Zulu

Join me this Sunday as we talk about the life and work of Mazisi Kunene and read from the public domain version of: Emperor Shaka the Great – A Zulu Epic. Mazisi Kunene who has died aged 76, was one … Continue reading

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understanding

I know I have rambled on periodically about how sometimes the nature of writing, particulary with poetry I find, is that you realize that you cannot really write on a certain theme and subject matter without going off and educating … Continue reading

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The Heart is a Discovered Thing

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