Entry 91515 – Devil in Shadow

The devil follows me He makes pacts with my shadow I stand by helplessly, I stay away So he stays away from you Have mercy,  For he does not The rivers call, but I stay dry They renew, a reminder  of my old self The waters rush by, caressing rocks, carrying fish and fallen leaves,…

Entry 61015 – Softly Built

In the night, at first, I painted pictures of my insides with words. The tired eyes, still and icy, inviting as winter snow deepened, followed the lines, learning me. Leaning over the barrier built of quiet struggles, handfuls of dirt up around the old firepit of love. The meeting left me naked, shaking. Cold. Awake….

On Broadway: ‘The Encounter’ Gets in Your Head 

The Arthur Golden theater on Broadway, built in 1929, is housing a one man show run on haunting technological fervor through January 8th of next year.  Simon McBurney and a team of sound operators and projection technicians bring to life a sparse but electrifying set made up of a handful of microphones, packs of bottled…

What We Can Learn from the Autumn Garden

Spring gardens get the glut of our attention for their buzzing, dripping, luscious display of new life. The bright green of new leaves bursting from buds and the many-colored petals surround us, echoing bird songs and the scratching of other newborn tree-dwellers scampering up the bark and home. It’s intoxicatingly merry, the gardens of spring……