“Another Beer”

A few thoughts on William Matthews.

Notes from the Beach

Sensing poetry in the waves.

The Art of Friendship

Returning to “Sci-Fi and Supper” after a year apart.

Substance & Substitute

Why I may soon give up Zoom poetry readings.

Imaginative Inspiration

The value of a nerdy prompt.

A Phantom Jab

The narrative lyric and licked chops in Alan King’s Crooked Smiling Light.

The Ballroom of the First Draft

What Jane Austen has to say about dancing with your own work.

Advice from “Avatar”

Why we should bend the elements of isolation.