Monthly Archives: November 2013

Prayers to my Goddess

Had a fun time at Unamplified Voices last night. Since it was a relatively small crowd of poets, I read some of my “harder” poems from Wednesday Night Regular, including the one below. It was inspired by Charli, with whom … Continue reading

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James Monroe

(Originally visited 23 June 1999.) In historic downtown Richmond, through a residential neighbor, lies Hollywood Cemetery. Right at the entrance there’s a map of the cemetery carved in stone, detailing exactly where to find all the famous graves. This means … Continue reading

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To the Evening Star

See that bright star in the west just after sun down? That’s the planet Venus. She orbits the Sun just like we do though closer and thus faster. About three weeks ago she appeared as far away from our star … Continue reading

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William Littrick & Gudith Arnold

William Littrick Gudith Arnold Birth 20 January 1814 Scotland 1 April 1825 Marriage 9 January 1845, Franklin County, Indiana Death 9 January 1898 6 April 1886 Of all the ancestors in my collection thus far, finding this grave made me … Continue reading

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WNR now available at Purple Crow Books

After dropping a couple of signed copies in the mail this afternoon, I stopped by Purple Crow Books in glorious downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina and the owner agreed to take one copy of Wednesday Night Regular on spec. It’s in … Continue reading

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Unamplified Voices

Before I depart for my monthly Sharing Creativity Poetry Critique Workshop, I wanted to let you all know that I’ll be reading at the Unamplified Voices Open Mic next Tuesday the 26th at 7pm. The open mic is held in … Continue reading

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for Sloan

(Thought I’d post another poem from Wednesday Night Regular before I head off to the club.) for Sloan Her eyes caress me Glancing dangerous places Making idle promises Her smile consumes me Absorbing intellect Leaving nothing of use Her song … Continue reading

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John Tyler

(Originally visited 23 June 1999.) Hollywood Cemetery boasts two Presidential graves within a few easy spitting distance. The only pair buried closer together are the Presidents Adams. If you count Jefferson Davis as an American President, and I believe the … Continue reading

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The Poetic Mindset is a Gift of Evolution by Robert Pinsky Saw this on Big Think recently and thought I’d share.

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Launch Party Report

Wednesday Night Regular was launched last night as the crescent moon and evening star watched the entrance to Teasers, jealous they could not join the beautiful people gathered within. Friends from all the major facets of my life, poetry, programming, … Continue reading

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