Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Okay, so today’s Martin Luther King Day, and it got me thinking about the books I read in college about Dr. King, and also for that matter, about Malcolm X, and it got me thinking, that true leadership takes sacrifice. Let me clarify. It is horrible that both of these men had their lives ended… Read more »

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

So last night, on the winter solstice I was invited to a party at a friends house in Gresham, Oregon. The house is home to actually a group of friends, all of whom have become near and dear to my heart. So it’s no surprise that they throw awesome shindigs. The party served as a… Read more »

William Stafford Birthday Celebration

William Stafford

I’ve been chosen to be a featured reader at an Estacada Public Library Event celebrating the life and work of renowned poet William Stafford. The event is hosted by local writer Stevan Allred, and will feature readers presenting their favorite Stafford poems and reading their own works created in the spirit of Stafford. Audience members… Read more »

Believe CD Review

Believe CD Review

I came across a nice review of the Believe CD that my poem Daffodils was the opening track for. I’ve never seen an actual review of my work in the public domain before, so this is pretty exciting. The review was by PDX Reviews, who did a track by track listing and review for the… Read more »

A Blue Door In Hollywood

A Blue Door In Hollywood

I was one of the featured poets taking part in a Blue Door Art Event the other night in Portland’s Hollywood district. The event consisted of live music, live painters, live poetry reading and community. Attendees are encouraged to participate in anyway possible from completing a huge paint by number to using poetry cards at… Read more »

Believe CD

Believe CD

I’m excited that my poem Daffodils is going to be the intro track for a CD called Believe. I Believe Believe is the product of the Bird’s Eye view, a local-community based project focused on providing the Portland Oregon metro area with hosted community arts events and doing charity work that revolves around the arts…. Read more »

Second Printing of Hypermnesia

Hypermnesia

Thanks to enormous support of generous readers, Hypermnesia, a chapbook collection of my poems is slated for a third printing in 2008. Published by cockcrow press in late 2006 as part of their Starving Artist Chapbook series, Hypermnesia is a chapbook of poems that delves into past memories that once seemed lost in the daily… Read more »