State of the Art(ist), August 2017

It has been a while since I last posted something that wasn’t either a poem, a ‘love note’ entry, or somehow not directly related to my self-publishing activity (the ‘Resistance Song of the Day’ notwithstanding). So, here goes… I have yet to get a decent handle on 2017, even though it is two-thirds over. Although [...]

How Poetry Has Made a Difference in My Life

As I have probably mentioned before, I have a complicated relationship (or history, anyway) with poetry. But, over the last few weeks, I have gained a greater appreciation for how poetry has made a difference in my life. It has been therapeutic. I first noticed this a couple of years ago, while going through divorce, especially [...]

Lifelong Learning

I have recently come to the conclusion that I have become a lifelong learner. It is often said that learning is a lifelong activity. I think that most of us don’t really look at it that way. We go to school while we grow up, then some of us go to college (then a few [...]