No Regrets

Pleased to unveil “No Regrets,” another new work for January 2023, appearing in the latest issue (#5) of Rabble Review.   Rabble is a digital, mobile-based online progressive periodical, with a distinctly working class focus.   This particular issue theme  “explores shared spaces and connections we need, too often lack, and can yet restore” – our humanity. Continue reading “No Regrets”

Door is Ajar – Gravel & The Town Tamer

Many thanks to the fine literary journal Door is Ajar for including two new poems of mine, “Gravel” and “The Town Tamer,” in their new Winter 2022 issue. The Door is an online and print journal, and this issue appears on the newsstands for the first time, in Barnes and Nobles and Books A MillionContinue reading “Door is Ajar – Gravel & The Town Tamer”

Late Night Ramble

Pleased to report my latest single/video, “Late Night Ramble” premiered 11/22/2022 at “The Big Takeover.” The fine folks at the takeover have been generous and loyal supporters of my music and words, for longer than I can remember, which is a long time. Ramble is the eighth video to drop from ”The Day Deserved,” whichContinue reading “Late Night Ramble”

Carry Me – Video Premiere – Top 10s

We all know time is an artificial constraint, particularly in a pandemic, so promotion on the still new Doug Hoekstra CD  The Day Deserved  continues, as we work on new material for the next project(s). First up, “Carry Me,” a new video and track from the album makes its worldwide premiere at Americana-UK.   It’s aContinue reading “Carry Me – Video Premiere – Top 10s”

Jazz – A New Poem

New poem out, thanks to the fine folks at Feminine Collective for the post/publication. This one is called “Jazz,” but you know it’s about more than that. Read on and enjoy!