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Diving and Gathering

  I am deep in some poems, though not as deep as I’d like to be (or rather, I have…

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How to Love

 My sons don’t know a world without 9/11. There will soon be adults who have only existed in a post-9/11…

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Purpose and Perception

I’ve been facing inward big time over the past week or so. Sleeping more than usual, emailing/texting the bare minimum…

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The Essay

1. I am writing this post from a blanket on the grass at soccer practice. Soccer practice has begun, and…

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Rare Occurences

Last week began with a meeting at the US Botanical Garden (where three rare Corpse Flowers are blooming at once–go…

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What was lost

I’m running around like a ghost with a poem stuck in her throat. I’ve been waking up with fragments of really boring, everyday…

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Artist Statement Help

One of the things I’ve done many times over these years is help people with writing an artist statement. It’s such…

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A Lukewarm People

Before I left for the week at a writing workshop, I spent a few days with my younger son, taking…

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Making Habits & Keeping Momentum

Before I leave the magic and creative rhythm of last week behind, I want to talk about discipline. There’s no…

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Do Something

I don’t have a whole lot to say right now. Or rather, I do, but I don’t have much time…

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Having a Feeling

Last week I had a really beautiful time with some gorgeous people, found myself laughing on a rooftop with near strangers,…

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Friends In Relation

I had the most amazing writing group this afternoon, with 12 of the bravest, coolest, most loving and honest people…

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