Exquisite corpse poem in The Seattle Star

Recently I participated in another Creative Commons celebration in Seattle. As part of the festivities, participants were asked to contribute a couple of lines to an exquisite corpse poem—a poem constructed a line or two at a time, which each participant seeing and responding to only a single line.

The Seattle Star, the fine folks who put on the event, have published the poem on their website. Here is the link: http://www.seattlestar.net/2018/02/the-glazier-and-the-barber/

(17 February 2018)


To add a comment on the FCC website, the easiest way is to go to https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/search/filings?proceedings_name=17-108&sort=date_disseminated,DESC, click on +Express in the first box in the sidebar at left, then fill in the appropriate fields. Unless you have A LOT to say, it will take you only a couple of minutes.

(21 November 2017)

2017 Poetry Marathon

The 2017 Poetry Marathon is coming up August 5th. As you may know (from earlier posts), I participated in the half-marathon portion of last year’s event. It was brutal in spots, but I was glad I participated.

Anyway, the organizers have posted the application form for this year’s go around. If you plan to participate, you have until the 25th to submit your application, which you can find at:


(20 July 2017)

Preview my next book

If you would like to preview my next book (This Is Not the Book That Will Save Your Life), offer feedback, and maybe be quoted in a blurb, this dropbox link will enable you to view, comment on, and/or download a PDF of the latest draft. If you don’t feel comfortable leaving comments that others might see, you can send me e-mail through the Contact link above. I plan to leave it up until April 1st.

Thanks in advance,

(26 March 2017)

This Is Fifty-three: Wattpad preview now live

I have put up a preview edition of This Is Fifty-three on Wattpad. It won’t have all the nifty graphics or meaningful photographs, but it will provide a decent preview of what to expect. Here is the link: https://www.wattpad.com/story/83349244-this-is-fifty-three-excerpts.

(1 September 2016)