Hello friends, Happy fall to all! Here in Minneapolis it’s crisp and cool and invigorating, my favorite kind of weather. I’ve just scheduled my fall series of workshops and would love to see you on my (virtual) porch for an exhilarating, fun, intensive afternoon or evening. All my 3.5-hour workshops are taught via Zoom and … Continue reading Fall Workshops!
(Back to our regularly scheduled programming next week!) Wedding Haiku My beloved child found a great and true love. Our hearts are filled with joy. Continue reading (teeny tiny interstitial) Poem of the Week, by me
As a little kid I had a baby doll I loved and played with, but no Barbies – I hated them. They scared me. Maybe because they were so grownup-looking. Those big boobs, the feet permanently stuck in a pointing-down position. I didn’t want big boobs, high heels, fancy clothes. Ken creeped me out too … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by Ron Koertge
A long time ago, one of the men from my writing class at the Minnesota AIDS Project, a beautiful writer whose memoirs I still keep in a “Favorites” file, invited us all over to his house for a potluck dinner. I remember he was lying on the couch when we arrived. He hadn’t felt well … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by Gerald Stern