Poetry Archives

Fall For The Arts

Fall For The Arts

I have written some custom poems in the past for friends and family on special occasions like weddings, births, passings, and generally any occasion that needs a fair amount of customized text to solidify it’s resonance into the annuals of history.

William Stafford

William Stafford Birthday Celebration

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 »

Sandy Main Street

Featured Author At First Friday

I’m excited to announce that I will be joining the very talented Stevan Allred as a featured performing artist (author) at Iris Healing Arts this Friday, September 3rd from 5 – 8PM. We’ll be reading some new stuff and some standard oldies from our respective portfolios. The event is taking place as part of the… Read more »

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

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

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 »

Miss Oregon 1946 to be published

SAN DIEGO, Cali. (AP) The San Diego Poetry Annual has accepted Miss Oregon 1946 for publication in their 2008 edition. Learn more about the San Diego Poetry Annual.


Second Printing of 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 »