My contributions to the culture, 2016

2016 ended up being a difficult year: work that didn’t materialize, illness, car problems, and the death of Lucy, the world’s greatest alarm cat. And that’s just in my little world. So, I figure I need to step back for a moment and reflect on the things I was able to accomplish: Coffee Stains (January) [...]

Updated project list, 2004–present

Here is the list of my creative projects from 2004 to the present; all bear the art (sometimes ART) prefix: Projects, 2014– 56 The corners of My Room (2016 remaster) Digital single, September 2016. 55 I've gone too far to turn back now (declension) Digital single, September 2016. 54 Looking-glass chamber Digital single, May 2016. 53/53x/53e This [...]

Kevin’s Rules of Poetry Reading Etiquette: For Audiences

I go to a lot of poetry readings. I have noticed a lot of things, good and bad, that affect how a given reading will go. On one occasion, where another poet’s lack of consideration effectively ate up a good chunk of what would have been my reading time, I got so frustrated that I made [...]

Attempted project list, 2004–present

Here is the list of my creative projects from 2004 to the present; all bear the art (sometimes ART) prefix: Projects, 2014– 54 Looking-glass chamber Digital single, May 2016 53/53x This Is Fifty-three Poetry collection: full-color (53) and stripped-down B&W (53x) versions. Expected release: September 2016. 52 Super Tuesday Digital single, March 2016. 51 ‘Dear Tuesday…’ Second [...]

How do we eliminate hate? A partial list

On one of my social media accounts, someone responded to a re-post of my poem "I have questions" by asking, "how do we eliminate hate?" My response: The emotion itself probably cannot be eliminated. Neither can the anger, jealousy, and insecurity that fuel it. After all, we are human, so we feel things. We can, [...]