Monthly Archives: April 2008

Many things have happened since

I last wrote. My parents came to town; I gave a short reading here in Brooklyn. While the folks were here we visited the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. I love Botanic(al) Garden(s). They appeal to deep basic needs of mine. I … Continue reading

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Protected: A Tale of Two Cities

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Protected: April Job Interviews

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Protected: Girls everywhere

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Protected: More interviews

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Poetry Reading

I’m reading Friday night at Stain Bar in Brooklyn.  Details here.

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Protected: Two more interviews

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Protected: I had two job interviews today.

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Three books to look for

Not exactly reviews, just comments about a couple of books I’ve been impressed by lately. I. Craig Morgan Teicher’s Brenda is in the Room and Other Poems From the little I know about Craig, I never expected to really like … Continue reading

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Free food

This week I’ve been working a temp job at a market research facility.

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Class Reunion

– I got an email today regarding my upcoming high school reunion. I’ve basically been dreading this thing for ten years. My parents say, “oh, it’ll be fine, you’ll see that everyone just became more normal, people won’t even remember … Continue reading

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Jobs

I have a temp job starting tomorrow, for the other days this week.  My weekend flood of apps resulted in 3 interviews for the week.  At least now, recently, I am getting interviews.  I think my cover letter must’ve improved.

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A Chair Burning Retrospective

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Protected: One of my favorite breakup poems

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Protected: Law

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Hughes, Wintz, & Friedlander

So far, I’ve gone to two poetry readings this week: Andrew Hughes and Sara Wintz at Zinc and Ben Friedlander and Anselm Berrigan at St. Mark’s. My aesthetics did not align with Andrew’s in such a way that I could … Continue reading

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Protected: Other fairy tales (less pleasant)

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Protected: Despondence

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What I Loved

A friend of mine with whom I sometimes attend readings whines that I “never like anything” or sometimes switches it up to “you only like your Buffalo friends.” It is true that I derive much inspiration from two of my … Continue reading

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Different perspectives from Schiavo, Field and White

I’m unemployed in NYC, so right now I’m limiting myself to kostenlos activities, or activities that only cost the price of the subway fare (which is already $2 each way). Thank heavens for reading series like Zinc and Burning Chair, … Continue reading

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Bad press

Let me begin by saying that I never actually mean to cause controversy.

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Protected: A beautiful spring day

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Protected: Square. Round.

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