Monthly Archives: October 2011

2009 poem for occupy oakland/activism is reborn in the east bay once again!

this poem was originally published  in 2009 after the uprising at UC Berkeley after the first round of exorbitant fee hikes were announced.  today, with all of this weeks insanity at occupy oakland, this poem and its sentiment felt relevant.   today … Continue reading

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letter to a dead poet/two years gone

dear old poet…so its been two years, eh?  i thought you’d get a kick out of the news that d and i shared an hour and a half yak-fest this morning in your honor he, reading excerpts from his journal about … Continue reading

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reading bukowski just pisses me off

more notes from a dirty old man or cat’s table, the new tome from ondaatje…those were the choices tonite to rock my overly-stimulated, exhausted self to sleep at bedtime…and bukowski won out.  curiosity, mostly…i always find myself reaching for that comforting foray … Continue reading

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