Tsuga Fine Arts Gallery, 10101 Main St, Bothell, WA 98011 Chris Jarmick & Rayn Roberts Poetry Reading April 8 / 7pm. Open Mic too. LINK: Resistance Poetry & Art @ Tsuga Fine Arts Chris Jarmick is the owner of The Book Tree book store in Kirkland and the founder of Poetry is Everything website, an active, well […]

In Defense of the N. E. A.

In Defense of the N.E. A. The most powerful of human expressions Are unfinished poems, works of art The findings in science Because they offer imagination, invention Healing and hope– all come Out of the Unknown– A finished work is A gift of creative process, but it is the process That gives the gift, so […]

Poem by e.e. cummings

O sweet spontaneous earth how often have the doting fingers of prurient philosophers pinched and poked thee has the naughty thumb of science prodded thy beauty . how often have religions taken thee upon their scraggy knees squeezing and buffeting thee that thou mightest conceive gods (but true to the incomparable couch of death thy […]

In a Piedmont Eatery

Note: While living a summer in South Carolina, I absorbed the local accent and diction of the people, especially the country folk, I wanted to record it, so I did in this poem by listening first then writing it into a form that suited it.   In a Piedmont Eatery… Nothin’ apple ’bout apple jam […]