The morning was  overcast. My friend, the artist Dan Sheets,  was at my door at around 9 am with his daughter in a stroller. “I’ve been up all night cause she was having a hard time sleeping, so I made 17 of these magpies,” he said, surprising me a plastic bag full of  these gorgeous magpies.   He said… Read More


Read VCU’s latest article on Poetry for Trash!  © Poetry for Trash is a gift economy were you can exchange poems for trash. Poetry is of the planet and helps us belong. Let’s keep the planet clean and our poetry free. We go to rivers, public parks, and forests to install signs that kinda look like… Read More


I use to love fishing, actually, I was obsessed with fishing.  I’d sit in my back yard and practice throwing my line into the grass, waiting for the weekend when my dad would take me to Christopher Creek, about two hours away in northern Arizona, so I could catch and cook some rainbow trout.  I… Read More


THANK YOU RICHMOND FOLK FESTIVAL AND EVERYONE WHO PICKED POEMS, PICKED UP TRASH, AND GAVE THEIR OWN POEMS.   So here are some of the best photos from the festival. There are many more photos, and many more people who partook whose photos I did not take. Here was my M.O. : I stood about 20… Read More