to make more happiness: repeat

something happened after my mom died: i couldn’t get words out. it felt strange and terrible. i was used to making words appear as readily as my lungs brought breath to my mouth. without words, it seemed i’d forgotten how to breathe. but i wasn’t dead. i hadn’t actually forgotten how to breathe. i had just forgotten how good it felt to take a deep belly breath in, to let it out, nice and slowly, and do it again and again and... Read More

last minute vday gifts!

and shop local for poetry art, prints, and more at Secession Art & Design, Succulence, Collector, and City Art.  Read More

quiet thief of greatness

you’re cordially invited to go and see my latest work: now showing at collector gallery 2950 college ave, berkeley ARTIST RECEPTION friday december 14th 6-8pm* work will be showing until the end of december & i’ll be selling poetry on-demand in the store saturday december 22nd from 2-4pm *please note: i won’t actually be at the opening but you should be there anyway!* This series, titled “Quiet Thief of Greatness,”... Read More

i am remembering everything

i’ve got new work!                at collector gallery 2950 college ave, berkeley ARTIST RECEPTION friday july 13th 6-8pm see more here (work will be showing until the end of august)     My work, rooted in creating typewritten poems on demand, is interested in what happens when obstruction and objective meet. In this series, titled “I Am Remembering Everything,” the usual obstructions remain: the paper must... Read More

the poetry store–for all your gift giving needs!

the poetry store is here to help you meet all your crafty* holiday gift giving needs. this season, take back the sweater you got your mom, the tie you got your dad, the underwear you got your boyfriend. instead, decorate mom’s mantle with a one-of-a-kind poetry art piece,  refresh dad’s nightstand with a framed poem, fill your book-loving boyfriend’s books with a custom bookmark poem, surprise a friend with a poem in a bottle, get... Read More