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your poetry is wet
it beads up under my finger
tracing your scars like a lifeline
like dew on a pane of glass
i spell my name and
the page swells with desire
it bleeds for me
i dip my finger
into the ripple
reach into your reflection
touch your face
Welcome. Thank you for visiting my site. I hope you like what you
see and will drop me a line.
I am playful, tender, and tenacious
What I’m doing with my life
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Struggling mightily to stay connected to the stream of history,
those who are committed to using their lives to change the planet.
I’m really good at
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working and playing with children and teenagers, singing my songs,
smiling, learning from history, speaking out (can’t help it),
giggling, kissing, cuddling, caressing, writing, learning and
teaching, listening, caring.
The first things people usually notice about me
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my smile, my boundless energy! my playfulness, sincerity, my
commitment, & the twinkle in my eye (thanks, Grandma! y
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music that moves me: Abbey Lincoln
• Albert King
• Billie Holiday
(Iceland)• Bob Franke
• Bruce Cockburn
(Canada) • Buddy
• Chris Chandler
• Danya River
• Dar Williams
• David Rovics
(Russia)• Hanns Eisler
(Germany)• Howling Wolf
• Jeff Lang
(Australia) • John Coltrane
• Junior Wells
& Buddy Guy
• Leon Chávez Teixeiro
(México) • Lucinda Williams
• Martin Sexton
• Nina Simone
• Patty Larkin
• Robert Johnson
• Rubén Blades
(Panama) • Shawn
• Sigur Rós
(Iceland) • Tom Prasada-Rao
• Victor Jara
Some poets who move me: Bertolt Brecht
) • James Scully
• Langston Hughes
• Marge Piercy
(Turkey) • Pablo
• Roque Dalton
Books that have influenced me (to name a few): Fanshen
by William Hinton
, In the Fog of
the Season's End
by Alex La Guma
, Pedagogy of the
by Paolo Freire
, Omnivore's Dilemma
. I recently finished The Brief
and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
, by Junot Diaz
, and am currently reading
Cross and the Arrow
by Albert Maltz
, an adventure novel
about resistance against the Nazis. I also read The New York Times
, and Performing
OK, movies: Night & Fog
(with Marlon Brando
and a conscience for
once--classic); more recently, Children of Men
prescient, if flawed); on the lighter side: Groundhog Day
, Quick Change
, Fisher King
. I'll admit I fell
for Y Tu Mamá
I am a vegetarian
, although not strictly. I love
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I think I could (would have to) do without anything life might
deprive me of, if it were beyond my control, but if I had any power
to prevent it, I do cherish my voice
, my guitar
, my political outlook
, & my commitment
to a world turned right
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
1) uniting people of all nations; 2) the (historical) truth; 3)
combatting social denial; and 4) the music that travels in every
molecule of air
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Listening to music, seeing a concert, singing and playing guitar,
or sometimes some restorative yoga…
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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