“I wondered if I would be welcomed inside if I were to knock…” A new photo-essay published here on Slag Glass City.
“I sometimes liked to imagine my father putting on his favorite cowboy hat, taking out his beloved Ruger Single-Six and twirling it on his finger like Clint Eastwood did in those old spaghetti Westerns…” A short essay adapted from my memoir and published on Sweet: A Literary Confection here. Image: Wikipedia
“When you drove that red car loud and reckless with the windows down, radio on, your hair a beautiful bird’s nest, a cascading waterfall, your skin a shining moth wing…” A new essay published here on Juked. Still image of Anne Sexton from interview conducted and filmed by poet Richard O. Moore on March 10, 1966, at Anne’s home in Weston, Massachusetts.
A letter to author, Karl Ove Knausgaard, written a year after attending his March 2017 reading at Shakespeare and Company bookstore, here on CutBank’s Long Way From, Long Time Since. Photograph taken at Shakespeare and Company, Paris, France.
A letter to Ernest Hemingway published on CutBank’s Long Way From, Long Time Since here. Photograph of first British edition of Across the River and Into the Trees (1950).
Winter kept us warm, covering
Earth in forgetful snow.
—T. S. Eliot
“I love you with the fierceness of fire, I say…” A new prose poem adapted from my memoir and published on DIAGRAM here. Photograph taken from inside the Barrage Vauban, Strasbourg, France.
Four photographs taken in Charente-Maritime, France and published on the Adirondack Review here.
My photograph Agnes Was Here was the featured image for Rattle’s September 2017 Ekphrastic Challenge. Read the poem I chose, Devon Balwit’s “Saved or Spared,” here and Rattle editor Timothy Green’s choice, “Sonnet for the Hole in the Glass” by Zoë Brigley Thompson, here.