Seaside Town Video Premiere – Glide Magazine

Happy to announce “Seaside Town,” the first video from the new Doug Hoekstra album “The Day Deserved” premieres today at Glide Magazine.   Single will drop later this week and pre-sales for the album are up at Bandcamp. Thanks to Pat Meusel and Daniel Pennington for their fine work on putting the visuals together.   Enjoy and stay tuned forContinue reading “Seaside Town Video Premiere – Glide Magazine”

Ode to My Chuck Taylors

Here’s a new poem, “Ode to My Chuck Taylors,” just for here….enjoy.  Doug Ode to My Chuck Taylors On a listless Sunday afternoon My black hi-top Chuck Taylors Lie waiting on the hardwood floor Classic, cool, casual They beckon me to dance With abandon and intrigue Like lovers of my past and The way weContinue reading “Ode to My Chuck Taylors”

Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me (A Short Story) A black piece of plastic spun around and around, etched memories carved into grooves and transmitted into the ethers through diamond cut magic. Timeless. Better than digital. Warmer and somehow, more human. Vinyl never closed, it just cut its hours and came back with a vengeance in the newContinue reading “Hello It’s Me”

Silently

For your pleasure, a new flash fiction of mine titled “Silently,” published at Treehouse (the home of “good, short writing”).   Thanks as always, for the read.   Best, Doug. Brief Encounter: Silently    

Ode to the Blue Room

Happy to report on another new poem of mine published – “Ode to the Blue Room” – featured in the latest One Sentence Poems (Right Hand Pointing poetry journal).  This piece follow a distinct Nashville vibe but riffs off some other things, as well. And, yes it’s one sentence.  Hope you enjoy it, Doug. http://www.onesentencepoems.com/osp/doug-hoekstra-ode-to-the-blue-room/