The Power and Seduction of Reading

The incredible power and seduction of of reading.  Reading out loud.  In a class. In  a group. Yes,  yes, I know, lots of exceptions to this, so let’s get that out of the way, I am generalizing. Read on…maybe read out loud?  In a group setting? What is it that makes us want to readContinue reading “The Power and Seduction of Reading”

Not really me

A note on the pic: It’s not really me; I’m not angelic, not even close. Blah blah blah  G…(pronounce that G with a bit of an edge, maybe say it out loud ,okay? Say “Eggg gah gah” ) My blah blah is what it is…. a certain blah blah blasé voice perhaps. I name thatContinue reading “Not really me”

“Writing on the Breath” Part II

Below is a continuation of the story I published on my blog in the middle of November.  Several of you showed an interest so I’m pressing on… My friend Jim Jordan died of AIDS in November of 1988; I am honoring that 30 year marker.  I continue to look for a more permanent “home” forContinue reading ““Writing on the Breath” Part II”

“Writing on the Breath”

This last week, the news has been full of tragic events which have garnered much of our attention, and continue to evoke many potential responses from me that might end up here.  But today,  I am posting the first  few pages of a short story.  It may be challenging to commit to piece of fictionContinue reading ““Writing on the Breath””