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

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

october open studios: the return of old & new

it’s ArtSpan Open Studios month! come and see work from city, speak to me and i am remembering everything at secession art and design throughout october and into november! be sure to come by for HAPPY HOUR THIS FRIDAY oct.5th and OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND OCT. 27th & 28th. check out other open studio events here: SF Open Studios           visit secession to see what’s available. all work seen in this slideshow,... 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

help me win $5000 to fund my art!

this will only take a minute! how? help me have the most meaningful conversation! now and continuing a month from now! STEP 1: i want to know: what do you want a poem about? and/or what do you consider poetry? STEP 2: join the conversation on gravity.com: http://tinyurl.com/2ew5vp3. just log in & answer the question. takes 3 minutes or less! END RESULT: help me win $5000 to keep writing poems & teaching poetry to the elderly! NOTE: YOU HAVE... Read More