Latest from Book of Love: “The Energy Healer and the Drunk Carpenter”

For a while I was going to see this energy healer. Every time I had a big performance I’d go get a healing from her, so I’d be at my best. She’d lay me down on her table and put her hands in my aura and try to get my chakras spinning in the rightContinue reading “Latest from Book of Love: “The Energy Healer and the Drunk Carpenter””

Latest from Book of Writing: “Writer’s Neck”

A famous poet just came to town and featured at some of the open mics. Their voice was strong and their words were true and they had the Writer’s Neck… It rose outta the torso at that certain angle It reminded me of the dinosaurs It was made of stone age It was made ofContinue reading “Latest from Book of Writing: “Writer’s Neck””

Latest from Book of Writing: “Frankenstein Poem”

In 8th grade English we had to read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and write a poem about it.  I got the gist of the book – It wasn’t the monster’s fault. And that was very relatable to me. My poem got an A, and they even wanted to put it in the school paper. “No,” IContinue reading “Latest from Book of Writing: “Frankenstein Poem””

Latest from Book of Writing: “Poets, Poems, and Poetry”

1 When I usta drive cab for a living one good part was getting to meet people with jobs I didn’t know anything about. Like lawyer. One night I gave one a ride, and he was hammered. Someone hadta help him in the door, plop him down flat on the backseat, and tell me whereContinue reading “Latest from Book of Writing: “Poets, Poems, and Poetry””

Latest from Book of Writing: “Release Party”

The best part of creating something is the Release Party. After creating something you put it in a form the world can consume for a reasonable price, and you let everyone know it’s available with a Release Party. You invite a bunch of people to a cool arts friendly venue and entertain them with performancesContinue reading “Latest from Book of Writing: “Release Party””

Latest from Book of Birds: “French Whimbrel”

I went out for a walk on Easter morning, and all the houses in the nice Boulder neighborhoods had their windows open wide with the scent of French Toast wafting out. Inside families gathered around their dining room tables, special occasion content, cutting into their holiday breakfasts with forks and knives. I was planning onContinue reading “Latest from Book of Birds: “French Whimbrel””

Latest from Book of Birds: “The Deranged Grackle”

For a couple days in October there were a lot of Common Grackles on the big tree outside our building. The shiny, purple-headed, yellow-eyed blackbirds were on every branch making their typical cacophony of squeaky gate calls. As it was migration season, they soon all vanished… except for the deranged one. The Deranged Grackle hadContinue reading “Latest from Book of Birds: “The Deranged Grackle””

Latest from Book of Birds: “What Are You Seeing?”

Black-capped Chickadee abundant North American bird in all four seasons easily heard “chickadee dee dee” “hee hoo” easily seen white breast gray wings black head always right in front of you everyone everyday witnesses this bird by accident it does not require expertise persistence or good luck like everything else we value I was onContinue reading “Latest from Book of Birds: “What Are You Seeing?””