Featured Poem



We’ll have to shear off the tops of those trees
if they continue to block my view
of the mountain. Not only our trees
but the neighbors’ as well. Find some
daredevil to fly a helicopter upside
down over the neighborhood
and give it a good haircut.
It’s America, people will do anything…


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My new book of essays, The Dharma of Poetry, is available!

I’l be reading for the Dali Museum’s poetry series on Thursday, Feb. 11th at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. You can watch on YouTube here.

Broadway Books in Portland will host a virtual  book launch for The Dharma of Poetry on Monday, Feb. 22nd at 4:30 Pacific Time. I’ll be in conversation with Heather Sellers.

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