March 20th Reading at Gravlax with PSpoets

Here are some highlights of our last poetry reading at Gravlax with Philosopher’s Stone Poetry on March 20th. Big thanks to our photographer, Dan Wynick, for shooting the event. Lots of wonderful poets and musicians, a few first timers too! I remember my first...

cicLAvia

Getting ready for cicLAvia tmrrw. Erika Lane Enggren and I will be setting up our poetry station for an afternoon of community collage and typewriter poetry. Come make words with us! 12-3 pm on Venice Blvd btwn Grandview & Centinela (Grandview Market...

Meditations from the Mojave

Blank sky / empty and free / only in a distant blue / light streak break the vault / into winding branch /of those arms / reaching infinite / I am not dead here / there is life / scurry scurry / lizard creature / snake that rattles / soul of the desert / sweet dessert...

A Poet's Guide to the Bars by Kenneth Sonny Donato

This is the first book I bought when I moved to Los Angeles, almost 5 years ago. I thought it would come in handy. Since I have been reading in so many bars lately, I thought I would give it another read for inspiration. “Unaware/ He offered his drink/ His last...