Ybor City

Together WILL be a better world. So, this past October, I went to my doc for my annual physical, after which I go into the little room to get my blood drawn. The clinician looks at me and says, “are you a musician or an artist?” Both, I said. “What art do you like?” AllContinue reading “Ybor City”

Leading Nowhere

Working on a new book, poems that are tied together by their impetus or inspiration, although not necessarily in the way one would typically think.  Don’t want to give too much away until it comes together, but this piece, “Leading Nowhere,” is a new one that could be among the selections.  It was inspired byContinue reading “Leading Nowhere”

It is what it is what it is…

Best part of posting in the online world? For me, sharing perspective, followed by giving shout-outs to friends and people I admire, to spread the word. In that regard, here’s a snap and a nod to Jonathan Richman (w/Tommy Larkins) from their recent gig at the Blue Room in Nashville. People were insanely polite andContinue reading “It is what it is what it is…”

A Mythology

Really pleased to see my poem “A Mythology” included in the latest edition of Rabble Review, a uniquely cool digital, mobile-based progressive periodical you can download onto your phone: https://rabblereview.com/ “As a leftist platform, Rabble Review is interested in works that examine critically the capitalist societies we live in, or explore visions of post-capitalist possibility.”Continue reading “A Mythology”

Passing It On

So, when my son Jude was growing up, I took him to lots of concerts, early on, and always had music going in the house and car. But I never really wanted to push my guitar “thing” on him, since of course, he’s to be his own man. I did keep him going on pianoContinue reading “Passing It On”