The Flute and the Cello

We were two musicians playing our distinct parts. She was quick sometimes, light as a flute-note, all over the place. Me, the quiet cello coming behind, rumbly-voiced and talking to myself, liable to forget what direction I was… Read More

Goodbye, Angel

Philip Levine died yesterday. He was 87, a former US Poet Laureate and one of my favorite poets. I’m not going to use this post to give you biographical and bibliographical information about Levine. You can google that… Read More

A Poem for The Man in the Wings

  Someone I knew died last night. Suddenly. Heart attack. His passing leaves an empty space in our community. I didn’t know him well, but that’s beside the point. He was kind and creative and made the coolest… Read More