A Message From Mumbai

Last Christmas I visited Mumbai, India.  After the walk I mentioned, I came back to my room and typed a slightly different version of this letter on my cell phone to my best friend back in the states.  A few weeks ago, I planned to read part of this on stage at my last reading, but its too long and …

Getting Your Point Across

How does one write something where all the characters understand the point being communicated, but no one speaks?  This must've been my introduction to zen.  Don't let me re-write the poem as introduction, but maybe I could clarify something. I spent two months on a fishing processor in Alaska around the mid 90's.  Its a shit job.  There's …

Ghost Ride The Party

Jimmy (not pictured) sent me this email: Party After Art&Soul Saturday. At my spot, 8pm. Potluck is cool. Incidentally, where you been??? I'm sorry, that's inerect language. I shoulda said " where you been ...at! Ah knows mah Anglish purty damn good. I called him during a break at work.  The last time I spoke to and saw …