An archive of the stuff I post to Twitter, Facebook (links only), Flickr, Instagram and Vimeo.
Excellent analysis of the situation in Britain (and by extension the US, too) from Scottish comedian and gadfly Frankie Boyle.
Owen Jones meets Frankie Boyle | ‘Grenfell Tower residents were treated as less than human’
“The truth is that oblivion is not just commonplace for poets, but practically the rule. To harbor ambitions for any other fate is almost by definition to be deluded, and, as the example of [Richard] Eberhart nicely illustrates, honors and attention during one’s life are no guarantee of posthumous reputation.”
A great essay on rejecting careerism in poetry by David Graham.
Verse Wisconsin 106 | My Barefoot Rank
My latest videopoem, using a text and reading by S. Jane Sloat, with additional process notes for those who want to make their own.
Why so many straight white male poets wear motorcycle jackets… https://t.co/W3V92CNhB7
Decay can be beautiful. I ran across this battered old 8mm home movie footage on the Internet Archive and just had to make a videopoem with it. Fortunately S. Jane Sloat had just the right text for it, and I found a good soundtrack at the wonderful xeno-canto. I love the internet.