Count me among those who really dug the new Elvis biop. Yes, I was leery of Baz Luhrmann, and yes, I wondered what could they add to the mythology. But, somehow Baz’ style was perfect for the tale and Austin Butler was phenomenal as Elvis. His portrayal and the film as a whole, brought theContinue reading “Elvis Is Still King”
A Mythology Pale rust, desert airDry dust fallingOver bootsOn the groundRepurposed pastThe end of the lineThe tourist trailAn abandoned millA mythologyMan at the center of everythingChasing survival and permanenceIn the autumn hazeA Pinyon jay bounces through the brushScattered seeds on the wheelOf the abandoned talismanFramed by red rock rising Prickly cactus, smooth steelFlowers poke throughContinue reading “A Mythology”
So you know, people have to process the pandemic and the ups and downs of life in their own way and I realize sometimes it’s good to vent for the sake of it, as well. But for me, it helps to have perspective. I’m reading this new Buster Keaton biography “Camera Man” by Dana StevensContinue reading “Perspective and the Camerman”
Recently I went down to St. Petersburg Florida to visit my son at college, which was great. We hung out a bit, but he also had school stuff to do, so I one day I rambled around on my own. It reminded me of my road days. Meaning, I’d often have blocks of time toContinue reading “The Weedon Tortoise”
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!